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H.R. 2454 (108th): Economic Development Administration Reauthorization Act of 2003

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To reauthorize and improve the program authorized by the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965.

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The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

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Steven LaTourette

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 14th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2003
Length: 23 pages
Jun 12, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004
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Jun 12, 2003

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H.R. 2454 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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