H.R. 2863 (109th): Department of Defense, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations to Address Hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico, and Pandemic Influenza Act, 2006


Jun 10, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 30, 2005

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 30, 2005.


Pub.L. 109-148


W. Bill Young

Representative for Florida's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 28, 2005
Length: 153 pages

About the bill

Full Title

Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

DivisionA - Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2006Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2006 - TitleI - Military PersonnelAppropriates funds for FY2006 for active-duty and reserve personnel in the Army, Navy, ... Read more >


Jun 10, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 10, 2005
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.

Jun 20, 2005
Passed House

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

Sep 28, 2005
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

Oct 7, 2005
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.

Oct 7, 2005
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

Dec 19, 2005
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.

Dec 21, 2005
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.

Dec 30, 2005
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. 2863”). 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.

Jun 20, 2005 6:54 p.m.
Failed 198/210
Jun 20, 2005 7:11 p.m.
Failed 136/280
Jun 20, 2005 7:19 p.m.
Failed 180/235
Jun 20, 2005 7:39 p.m.
Passed 398/19
Oct 5, 2005 8:30 p.m.
Motion Rejected 56/43
Oct 5, 2005 9:43 p.m.
Motion Rejected 48/51
Oct 5, 2005 10 p.m.
Motion Agreed to 95/4
Oct 7, 2005 9:17 a.m.
Bill Passed 97/0
On the Conference Report
Dec 19, 2005 5:04 a.m.
Passed 308/106
Dec 19, 2005 5:23 p.m.
Motion to Proceed Agreed to 94/1
Dec 21, 2005 12:08 p.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 56/44
On the Conference Report
Dec 21, 2005 9:57 p.m.
Conference Report Agreed to 93/0

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.Con.Res. 74 (Related)
A concurrent resolution correcting the enrollment of H.R. 2863.

Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution)
Dec 22, 2005

H.Res. 639 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Dec 19, 2005

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