S. 2709 (107th): Military Construction Appropriations Act, 2003

An original bill making appropriations for military construction, family housing, and base realignment and closure for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2003, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an appropriations bill, which sets overall spending limits by agency or program. (Authorizations direct how federal funds should or should not be used.) Appropriations are typically made for single fiscal years (October 1 through September 30 of the next year).



Jul 3, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Enacted as H.R. 5011 (companion bill)

Dianne Feinstein

Senator from California



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Last Updated: Jul 3, 2002
Length: 21 pages

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H.R. 5011 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 23, 2002


Jun 27, 2002
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Jul 3, 2002

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S. 2709 (107th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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