H.R. 1473 (112th): Department of Defense and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011

Overview

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:

Apr 11, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 15, 2011

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 15, 2011.

Law:

Pub.L. 112-10

Sponsor:

Harold “Hal” Rogers

Representative for Kentucky's 5th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 15, 2011
Length: 175 pages

About the bill

Full Title

Making appropriations for the Department of Defense and the other departments and agencies of the Government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2011, and for other purposes.

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History

Apr 11, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 14, 2011
 
Passed House

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

Apr 14, 2011
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Apr 15, 2011
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This page is about 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.

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