S. 3677 (111th): Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2011

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:

Jul 29, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 29, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Richard Durbin

Senator from Illinois

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2010
Length: 184 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An original bill making appropriations for financial services and general government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2011, and for other purposes.

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History

Jul 29, 2010
 
Introduced

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Jul 29, 2010
 
Reported by Committee

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Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 3170 (Related)
Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2010

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 16, 2009

S. 1432 (Related)
Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2010

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 9, 2009

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