H.R. 4205 (106th): Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001


Apr 6, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 30, 2000

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 30, 2000.


Pub.L. 106-398


Floyd Spence

Representative for South Carolina's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 13, 2000
Length: 1 pages

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Full Title

To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2001 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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Apr 6, 2000

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 7, 2000
Text Published

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

May 10, 2000
Reported by Committee

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May 18, 2000
Passed House

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Jul 13, 2000
Passed Senate with Changes

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Jul 13, 2000
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

Oct 11, 2000
Conference Report Agreed to by House

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 House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

Oct 12, 2000
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

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Oct 30, 2000
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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May 17, 2000 3:22 p.m.
Agreed to 264/153
May 18, 2000 11:05 a.m.
Failed 88/331
May 18, 2000 11:13 a.m.
Agreed to 415/8
May 18, 2000 11:23 a.m.
Failed 112/313
May 18, 2000 11:32 a.m.
Agreed to 243/183
May 18, 2000 11:40 a.m.
Agreed to 426/0
May 18, 2000 11:49 a.m.
Failed 56/368
May 18, 2000 4:37 p.m.
Agreed to 218/201
May 18, 2000 4:44 p.m.
Failed 195/221
May 18, 2000 4:53 p.m.
Failed 204/214
May 18, 2000 5:03 p.m.
Agreed to 334/85
May 18, 2000 7:34 p.m.
Agreed to 406/10
May 18, 2000 8:03 p.m.
Passed 353/63
Jul 13, 2000 10:21 a.m.
Bill Passed 97/3
On the Conference Report
Oct 11, 2000 12:52 p.m.
Passed 382/31
Oct 12, 2000 7:20 p.m.
Motion Agreed to 84/9
On the Conference Report
Oct 12, 2000 7:44 p.m.
Conference Report Agreed to 90/3

Subject Areas
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S. 2549 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 9, 2000

H.Res. 616 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Oct 11, 2000

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