S. 1382 (108th): Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2004

An original bill making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2004, 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 9, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Enacted as H.R. 2658 (companion bill)

Ted Stevens

Senator from Alaska



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Last Updated: Jul 9, 2003
Length: 121 pages

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H.R. 2658 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Sep 30, 2003


Jul 9, 2003

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Jul 9, 2003
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S. 1382 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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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