H.R. 2213 (111th): To reauthorize the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.



Apr 30, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 28, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ron Kind

Representative for Wisconsin's 3rd congressional district



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Apr 30, 2009

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Oct 28, 2009
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H.R. 2213 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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