H.R. 1105 (111th): Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009

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:

Feb 23, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 11, 2009

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on March 11, 2009.

Law:

Pub.L. 111-8

Sponsor:

David “Dave” Obey

Representative for Wisconsin's 7th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 12, 2009
Length: 465 pages

About the bill

Full Title

Making omnibus appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, and for other purposes.

Summary

The Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009 (H.R. 1105, Pub.L. 111–8) is an Act for the United States government that combines bills funding the operations of each of the Cabinet departments, except Defense, Homeland Security, and Veteran Affairs into a single appropriation bill. It was signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 11, 2009.

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History

Feb 23, 2009
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 25, 2009
 
Passed House

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

Mar 10, 2009
 
Passed 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.

Mar 11, 2009
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This page is about a bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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