S. 1357 (108th): Military Construction Appropriations Act, 2004

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).
Introduced:

Jun 26, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Status:
Enacted as H.R. 2559 (companion bill)
Sponsor:

Kay Hutchison

Senator from Texas

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 26, 2003
Length: 29 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 2559 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Nov 22, 2003

About the bill

Full Title

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, 2004, and for other purposes.

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History

Jun 26, 2003
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 26, 2003
 
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