H.R. 5631 (109th): Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2007


Jun 16, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 29, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 29, 2006.


Pub.L. 109-289


W. Bill Young

Representative for Florida's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 1, 2006
Length: 60 pages

About the bill

Full Title

Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2007, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/29/2006--Public Law.Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2007 - DivisionA - Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2007TitleI - Military PersonnelAppropriates funds for FY2007 for active-duty and reserve personnel in the Army, ... Read more >


Jun 16, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 16, 2006
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, 2006
Passed House

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

Jul 25, 2006
Text Published

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

Sep 7, 2006
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.

Sep 7, 2006
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

Sep 9, 2006
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Sep 26, 2006
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.

Sep 29, 2006
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.

Sep 29, 2006
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. 5631”). 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, 2006 6:27 p.m.
Failed 207/219
Jun 20, 2006 6:32 p.m.
Failed 50/376
Jun 20, 2006 6:37 p.m.
Failed 141/285
Jun 20, 2006 9:12 p.m.
Failed 158/262
Jun 20, 2006 9:17 p.m.
Failed 153/268
Jun 20, 2006 9:50 p.m.
Passed 407/19
Sep 7, 2006 6:08 p.m.
Bill Passed 98/0
On the Conference Report
Sep 26, 2006 9:46 p.m.
Passed 394/22
On the Conference Report
Sep 29, 2006 10 a.m.
Conference Report Agreed to 100/0

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.

H.Res. 1037 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Sep 26, 2006

H.Res. 877 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jun 20, 2006

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