S. 1054 (111th): Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2009

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).
Introduced:

May 14, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Enacted as H.R. 2346 (companion bill)
Sponsor:

Daniel Inouye

Senator from Hawaii

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 14, 2009
Length: 110 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 2346 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jun 24, 2009

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An original bill making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, and for other purposes.

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May 14, 2009
 
Introduced

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May 14, 2009
 
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