H.R. 2112 (112th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012

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:

Jun 3, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 18, 2011

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 18, 2011.

Law:

Pub.L. 112-55

Sponsor:

Jack Kingston

Representative for Georgia's 1st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 19, 2011
Length: 159 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An act making consolidated appropriations for the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Justice, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012, and for other purposes.

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History

Jun 3, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 3, 2011
 
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.

Jun 16, 2011
 
Passed House

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

Sep 7, 2011
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

Nov 1, 2011
 
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.

Nov 1, 2011
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

Nov 17, 2011
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

Nov 17, 2011
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

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

Nov 18, 2011
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Votes
Jun 15, 2011 4:02 p.m.
Failed 193/226
Jun 15, 2011 4:09 p.m.
Agreed to 226/199
Jun 15, 2011 4:13 p.m.
Agreed to 352/70
Jun 15, 2011 4:18 p.m.
Failed 120/304
Jun 15, 2011 4:24 p.m.
Failed 125/298
Jun 15, 2011 4:28 p.m.
Failed 142/282
Jun 15, 2011 4:31 p.m.
Failed 107/318
Jun 15, 2011 4:34 p.m.
Failed 200/224
Jun 15, 2011 4:37 p.m.
Failed 139/285
Jun 15, 2011 4:44 p.m.
Failed 119/306
Jun 15, 2011 4:51 p.m.
Failed 124/300
Jun 15, 2011 4:55 p.m.
Failed 108/316
Jun 15, 2011 4:59 p.m.
Failed 120/303
Jun 15, 2011 5:02 p.m.
Failed 164/257
Jun 16, 2011 11:58 a.m.
Failed 170/238
Jun 16, 2011 12:03 p.m.
Agreed to 212/201
Jun 16, 2011 12:14 p.m.
Agreed to 223/197
Jun 16, 2011 12:18 p.m.
Failed 178/241
Jun 16, 2011 12:22 p.m.
Failed 167/252
Jun 16, 2011 12:27 p.m.
Agreed to 221/198
Jun 16, 2011 12:30 p.m.
Failed 154/262
Jun 16, 2011 12:35 p.m.
Failed 155/262
Jun 16, 2011 12:38 p.m.
Agreed to 240/176
Jun 16, 2011 12:42 p.m.
Agreed to 231/189
Jun 16, 2011 12:45 p.m.
Failed 181/237
Jun 16, 2011 12:48 p.m.
Agreed to 238/179
Jun 16, 2011 12:51 p.m.
Failed 182/235
Jun 16, 2011 12:56 p.m.
Agreed to 288/132
Jun 16, 2011 1:06 p.m.
Failed 132/287
Jun 16, 2011 1:09 p.m.
Failed 109/310
Jun 16, 2011 1:12 p.m.
Agreed to 283/128
Jun 16, 2011 1:15 p.m.
Failed 186/228
Jun 16, 2011 1:18 p.m.
Failed 162/254
Jun 16, 2011 1:21 p.m.
Failed 101/314
Jun 16, 2011 2:01 p.m.
Passed 217/203
Oct 20, 2011 10:48 p.m.
Amendment Rejected 41/57
Nov 1, 2011 11:45 a.m.
Motion to Recommit Rejected 39/60
Nov 1, 2011 12:01 p.m.
Bill Passed 69/30
On the Conference Report
Nov 17, 2011 4:19 p.m.
Passed 298/121
On the Conference Report
Nov 17, 2011 6:41 p.m.
Conference Report Agreed to 70/30

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.

S. 2375 (Related)
Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Apr 26, 2012

H.Res. 467 (Related)
Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 2112) making ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Nov 17, 2011

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