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H.R. 6523 (111th): Ike Skelton National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011

To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2011 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an authorization bill, which directs how federal funds should or should not be used. (It does not set overall spending limits, however, which are the subject of appropriations bills.) Authorizations are typically made for single fiscal years (October 1 through September 30 of the next year) but are often renewed in subsequent law.

Ike Skelton

Sponsor. Representative for Missouri's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 29, 2010
Length: 383 pages
Introduced:

Dec 15, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 7, 2011

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 7, 2011.

Law:

Pub.L. 111-383

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 5136: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011

Passed House (Senate next) on May 28, 2010. 26% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 3454: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011

Failed Cloture on Dec 9, 2010. 32% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 3455: Department of Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011

Ordered Reported on Jun 4, 2010. 31% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 3280: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011

Introduced on Apr 29, 2010. 28% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 3456: Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011

Ordered Reported on Jun 4, 2010. 43% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 5013: Implementing Management for Performance and Related Reforms to Obtain Value in Every Acquisition Act of 2010

Passed House (Senate next) on Apr 28, 2010. 36% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 1392: Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010

Passed Senate (House next) on Jul 23, 2009. 28% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Dec 15, 2010
 
Introduced

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Dec 17, 2010
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Dec 22, 2010
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

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.

Dec 22, 2010
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 7, 2011
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 6523 (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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