H.R. 2206 (110th): U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans’ Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act, 2007

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:

May 8, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 25, 2007

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 25, 2007.

Law:

Pub.L. 110-28

Sponsor:

David “Dave” Obey

Representative for Wisconsin's 7th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 3, 2007
Length: 107 pages

About the bill

Full Title

Making emergency supplemental appropriations and additional supplemental appropriations for agricultural and other emergency assistance for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2007, and for other purposes.

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History

May 8, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 10, 2007
 
Passed House

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

May 17, 2007
 
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. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

May 17, 2007
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

May 24, 2007
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

May 24, 2007
 
Text Published

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

May 25, 2007
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Jul 3, 2007
 
Text Published

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

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

Details

Cosponsors
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Committee Assignments

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Votes
May 10, 2007 7:59 p.m.
Passed 221/205
Concurring in the Senate Amendment
May 24, 2007 6:39 p.m.
Passed 348/73
Concurring in the Senate Amendment
May 24, 2007 6:45 p.m.
Passed 280/142
On the Motion (Motion to Concur in House Amdt. to Senate Amdt to H.R.2206)
May 24, 2007 8:26 p.m.
Motion Agreed to 80/14

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.R. 1591 (Related)
U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans’ Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act, 2007

Vetoed & Override Failed in House
May 2, 2007

H.Res. 438 (Related)
Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 2206) making emergency ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
May 24, 2007

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