S. 3001 (110th): Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009


May 12, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 14, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 14, 2008.


Pub.L. 110-417


Carl Levin

Senator from Michigan



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Last Updated: Oct 3, 2008
Length: 416 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2009 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.

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May 12, 2008

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May 12, 2008
Reported by Committee

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Jul 31, 2008
Failed Cloture in the Senate

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Sep 17, 2008
Passed Senate

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Sep 18, 2008
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

Sep 24, 2008
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

Sep 26, 2008
Text Published

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

Sep 27, 2008
Senate Agreed to Changes

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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 14, 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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Committee Assignments

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Jul 31, 2008 8:54 p.m.
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Rejected 51/39
Sep 8, 2008 5:32 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 83/0
Sep 16, 2008 3:07 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 61/32
Sep 17, 2008 6:33 p.m.
Bill Passed 88/8
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Sep 24, 2008 2:02 p.m.
Passed 392/39

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.R. 5658 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: May 22, 2008

H.Con.Res. 442 (Related)
Directing the Secretary of the Senate to correct the enrollment of the bill S. ...

Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution)
Oct 3, 2008

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