S. 1217 (106th): Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2000


Jun 14, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on July 22, 1999 but was never passed by the House.


Judd Gregg

Senator from New Hampshire



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Last Updated: Jun 14, 1999
Length: 113 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 2670 (same title)
Vetoed (No Override Attempt) — Oct 25, 1999

About the bill

Full Title

An original bill making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2000, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/22/1999--Passed Senate amended.TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Department of Justice Title II: Department of Commerce and Related Agencies Title III: The Judiciary Title IV: Department of State and Related Agencies ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 10, 1999
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.

Jun 14, 1999

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 28, 1999
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

Jul 22, 1999
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1217”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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

Jun 28, 1999 6:23 p.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 49/39

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