Bill Text — Jul 30, 2009
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Jul 2, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on July 23, 2009 but was never passed by the House.
Senator from Michigan
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Last Updated: Jul 23, 2009
Length: 770 pages
An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2010 for military activities of the Department of Defense, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1391”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 1391 — 111th Congress: Department of Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1391
“S. 1391 — 111th Congress: Department of Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. February 14, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1391>
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