S. 965 (110th): U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans’ Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act, 2007

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:

Mar 22, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 22, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Robert Byrd

Senator from West Virginia

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 22, 2007
Length: 157 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 1591 (same title)
Vetoed & Override Failed in House — May 2, 2007

About the bill

Full Title

An original bill making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2007, and for other purposes.

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History

Mar 22, 2007
 
Introduced

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Mar 22, 2007
 
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H.R. 1591 (identical)

Vetoed & Override Failed in House
May 2, 2007

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