H.R. 2994 (111th): Satellite Home Viewer Reauthorization Act of 2009

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.
Introduced:

Jun 23, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 15, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Frederick “Rick” Boucher

Representative for Virginia's 9th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 2, 2009
Length: 28 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To reauthorize the Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act of 2004, and for other purposes.

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History

Jun 23, 2009
 
Introduced

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Oct 15, 2009
 
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Votes

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