H.R. 1 (112th): Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013

An act making appropriations for disaster relief for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, 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).



Feb 11, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on December 28, 2012 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.


Harold “Hal” Rogers

Representative for Kentucky's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 28, 2012
Length: 100 pages


Feb 11, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 19, 2011
Passed House

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

Feb 24, 2011
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

Dec 28, 2012
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Dec 28, 2012
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

H.R. 1 (112th) 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 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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