H.R. 1559 (108th): Emergency Wartime Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2003


Apr 2, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004


Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 16, 2003

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 16, 2003.


Pub.L. 108-11


W. Bill Young

Representative for Florida's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 12, 2003
Length: 53 pages

About the bill

Full Title

Making emergency wartime supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2003, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/16/2003--Public Law.(This measure has not been amended since the Conference Report was filed in the House on April 12, 2003. The summary of that version is repeated here.)Emergency Wartime Supplemental ... Read more >


Apr 2, 2003

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 2, 2003
Reported by Committee

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Apr 3, 2003
Passed House

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

Apr 7, 2003
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Apr 7, 2003
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

Apr 12, 2003
Conference Report Agreed to by House

The House approved a conference committee report to resolve differences in each chamber's version of the bill. The Senate must also approve the conference report. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Apr 12, 2003
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

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 by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Apr 16, 2003
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1559”). 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.

Apr 3, 2003 4:22 p.m.
Failed 110/315
Apr 3, 2003 10:34 p.m.
Failed 209/216
Apr 3, 2003 10:41 p.m.
Failed 113/312
Apr 3, 2003 10:59 p.m.
Passed 414/12

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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S. 762 (Included-In)
Supplemental Appropriations Act to Support Department of Defense Operations in Iraq for Fiscal Year ...

Passed Senate
Last Action: Apr 3, 2003

H.Res. 172 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Apr 3, 2003

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