H.R. 2829 (110th): Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2008

Making appropriations for financial services and general government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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).



Jun 22, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 28, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.


José Serrano

Representative for New York's 16th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 13, 2007
Length: 308 pages


Jun 22, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 22, 2007
Reported by Committee

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Jun 28, 2007
Passed House

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

Jul 13, 2007
Text Published

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

H.R. 2829 (110th) 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 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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