H.R. 2657 (108th): Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2004


Jul 1, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004


Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 30, 2003

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 30, 2003.


Pub.L. 108-83


Jack Kingston

Representative for Georgia's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 24, 2003
Length: 35 pages

About the bill

Full Title

Making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2004, and for other purposes.

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Jul 1, 2003

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 1, 2003
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.

Jul 9, 2003
Passed House

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

Jul 11, 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.

Jul 11, 2003
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

Sep 24, 2003
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.

Sep 24, 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.

Sep 30, 2003
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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.

Jul 9, 2003 7:21 p.m.
Passed 394/26
Jul 11, 2003 10:05 a.m.
Bill Passed 85/7
On the Conference Report
Sep 24, 2003 2:47 p.m.
Passed 371/56

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1383 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 9, 2003

H.Res. 311 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jul 9, 2003

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