S. 4 (104th): Line Item Veto Act

Introduced:

Jan 4, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 9, 1996

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 9, 1996.

Law:

Pub.L. 104-130

Sponsor:

Robert Dole

Senator from Kansas

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 28, 1996
Length: 13 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to grant the power to the President to reduce budget authority.

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History

Jan 4, 1995
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 4, 1995
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Referral Instructions in the Senate.

Feb 14, 1995
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Feb 27, 1995
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reference Change.

Mar 23, 1995
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

May 17, 1995
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

May 17, 1995
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Mar 27, 1996
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The House must also approve the conference report.

Mar 28, 1996
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Apr 9, 1996
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 4”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
29 cosponsors (28R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Votes
Mar 22, 1995 2:01 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 50/48
Mar 22, 1995 2:23 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 54/44
Mar 22, 1995 2:41 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 52/46
Mar 23, 1995 12:19 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 62/38
Mar 23, 1995 3:26 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 85/15
Mar 23, 1995 6:40 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 49/48
Mar 23, 1995 9:08 p.m.
Bill Passed 69/29
Oct 25, 1995 3:06 p.m.
Passed 381/44
Mar 27, 1996 5:43 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 58/42
On the Conference Report
Mar 27, 1996 7:03 p.m.
Conference Report Agreed to 69/31

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 27 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 4, 1995

H.R. 2 (Related)
Line Item Veto Act

Passed House
Last Action: Feb 6, 1995

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