H.R. 3222 (110th): Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2008

Introduced:

Jul 30, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 13, 2007

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 13, 2007.

Law:

Pub.L. 110-116

Sponsor:

John Murtha

Representative for Pennsylvania's 12th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 9, 2007
Length: 50 pages

About the bill

Full Title

Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes.

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History

Jul 30, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 30, 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.

Aug 5, 2007
 
Passed House

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

Aug 8, 2007
 
Text Published

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

Sep 14, 2007
 
Text Published

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

Oct 3, 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.

Oct 3, 2007
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

Oct 4, 2007
 
Text Published

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

Nov 8, 2007
 
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.

Nov 8, 2007
 
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. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 13, 2007
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3222”). 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
Aug 5, 2007 12:27 a.m.
Failed 148/259
Aug 5, 2007 12:30 a.m.
Failed 94/311
Aug 5, 2007 12:35 a.m.
Failed 161/249
Aug 5, 2007 12:39 a.m.
Failed 126/284
Aug 5, 2007 12:42 a.m.
Failed 91/317
Aug 5, 2007 12:54 a.m.
Failed 109/301
Aug 5, 2007 1:11 a.m.
Passed 395/13
On the Conference Report
Nov 8, 2007 1:50 p.m.
Passed 400/15

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.Res. 806 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Nov 8, 2007

H.Res. 614 (Related)
Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of ...

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Aug 3, 2007

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