H.R. 6599 (110th): Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2009


Jul 24, 2008
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 August 1, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.


Thomas “Chet” Edwards

Representative for Texas's 17th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 8, 2008
Length: 58 pages

About the bill

Full Title

Making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/1/2008--Passed House amended.Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2009 - TitleI - Department of DefenseAppropriates funds for FY2009 for the Department of Defense (DOD) for:(1) military construction for the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 24, 2008

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Jul 24, 2008
Reported by Committee

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Aug 1, 2008
Passed House

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

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6599”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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Aug 1, 2008 9:47 a.m.
Failed 185/227
Aug 1, 2008 9:58 a.m.
Agreed to 329/86
Aug 1, 2008 10:12 a.m.
Failed 143/275
Aug 1, 2008 10:51 a.m.
Passed 409/4

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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S. 3301 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 17, 2008

H.Res. 1384 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jul 31, 2008

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