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

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

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).

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 16, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 29, 2006

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

Law:

Pub.L. 109-289

Sponsor:

W. Bill Young

Representative for Florida's 10th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 1, 2006
Length: 60 pages

History

Jun 16, 2006
 
Introduced

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

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 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.

H.R. 5631 (109th) 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 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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