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H.R. 3170 (111th): Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2010

Making appropriations for financial services and general government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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, typically for a single fiscal year (October 1 through September 30 of the next year).

Sponsor and status

José Serrano

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 16th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 20, 2009
Length: 148 pages

Jul 10, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 3288: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 16, 2009. (compare text)


Jul 10, 2009

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Jul 10, 2009
Ordered Reported

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Jul 16, 2009
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 3170 (111th) was 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.

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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