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

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:

Jun 22, 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 June 28, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

José Serrano

Representative for New York's 16th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 13, 2007
Length: 308 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jun 22, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 22, 2007
 
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 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.

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
none
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Votes
Jun 28, 2007 5:23 p.m.
Agreed to 281/144
Jun 28, 2007 5:27 p.m.
Failed 95/320
Jun 28, 2007 5:32 p.m.
Failed 158/268
Jun 28, 2007 5:38 p.m.
Failed 146/279
Jun 28, 2007 5:41 p.m.
Agreed to 267/154
Jun 28, 2007 5:45 p.m.
Failed 208/216
Jun 28, 2007 5:54 p.m.
Failed 102/317
Jun 28, 2007 5:58 p.m.
Agreed to 249/174
Jun 28, 2007 6:01 p.m.
Failed 101/325
Jun 28, 2007 6:04 p.m.
Failed 107/318
Jun 28, 2007 6:08 p.m.
Failed 209/217
Jun 28, 2007 6:14 p.m.
Agreed to 295/127
Jun 28, 2007 6:20 p.m.
Agreed to 309/115
Jun 28, 2007 6:24 p.m.
Failed 149/276
Jun 28, 2007 6:27 p.m.
Failed 191/233
Jun 28, 2007 6:30 p.m.
Failed 205/220
Jun 28, 2007 6:34 p.m.
Agreed to 224/200
Jun 28, 2007 6:41 p.m.
Failed 165/257
Jun 28, 2007 7:11 p.m.
Passed 240/179

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