H.R. 2647 (111th): National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010


Jun 2, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 28, 2009

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 28, 2009.


Pub.L. 111-84


Ike Skelton

Representative for Missouri's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 23, 2010
Length: 655 pages

About the bill

Full Title

The title was amended in conference to read as follows: "to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2010 for military activities of the Department of Defense, to prescribe military personnel strengths for fiscal year 2010, and for other purposes".

Summary (CRS)

DivisionA - Department of Defense AuthorizationsTitleI - ProcurementSubtitleA - Authorization of AppropriationsSection101 - Authorizes appropriations for FY2010 for the Army, Navy and Marine Corps, and Air Force for aircraft, missiles, ... Read more >


Jun 2, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 16, 2009
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 25, 2009
Passed House

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

Jul 23, 2009
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 8, 2009
Conference Report Agreed to by House

The House approved a conference committee report to resolve differences in each chamber's version of the bill. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

Oct 22, 2009
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Oct 28, 2009
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2647”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Jun 25, 2009 2:47 p.m.
Failed 138/278
Jun 25, 2009 2:52 p.m.
Agreed to 224/190
Jun 25, 2009 2:56 p.m.
Failed 171/244
Jun 25, 2009 2:59 p.m.
Failed 186/226
Jun 25, 2009 3:05 p.m.
Agreed to 224/193
Jun 25, 2009 3:09 p.m.
Agreed to 416/0
Jun 25, 2009 3:50 p.m.
Passed 389/22
On the Conference Report
Oct 8, 2009 3:24 p.m.
Passed 281/146
Oct 22, 2009 11:54 a.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 64/35
On the Conference Report
Oct 22, 2009 4:37 p.m.
Conference Report Agreed to 68/29

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.

S. 1390 (identical)

Passed Senate
Last Action: Jul 23, 2009

H.Res. 808 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Oct 8, 2009

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