H.R. 2207 (110th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance and Western States Emergency Unfinished Business 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:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 10, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

David “Dave” Obey

Representative for Wisconsin's 7th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 8, 2007
Length: 23 pages

About the bill

Full Title

Making 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

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May 10, 2007
 
Passed House

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

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