H.R. 5850 (111th): Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2011

Making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2011, 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. (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).



Jul 26, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 29, 2010 but was never passed by the Senate. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 3081: Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 30, 2010. (compare text)
H.R. 5872: General and Special Risk Insurance Funds Availability Act of 2010
Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 11, 2010. (compare text)

John Olver

Representative for Massachusetts's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 2, 2010
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Jul 26, 2010

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Jul 26, 2010
Ordered Reported by Committee

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Jul 29, 2010
Passed House

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H.R. 5850 (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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