S. 936 (105th): National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998


Jun 18, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Enacted as H.R. 1119 (companion bill)

Strom Thurmond

Senator from South Carolina



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Last Updated: Oct 21, 1998
Length: 680 pages

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H.R. 1119 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Nov 18, 1997

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Full Title

An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1998 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe personnel strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.

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Jun 18, 1997

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Jun 18, 1997
Reported by Committee

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Jul 11, 1997
Passed Senate

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Jul 11, 1997
Text Published

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Jul 8, 1997 3:02 p.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 46/45
Jul 11, 1997 1:27 p.m.
Bill Passed 94/4

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Related Bills

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H.R. 1119 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 18, 1997

S. 924 (Related)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 12, 1997

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