H.R. 2551 (112th): Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2012


Jul 15, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 22, 2011 but was never passed by the Senate.


Ander Crenshaw

Representative for Florida's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 15, 2011
Length: 168 pages

About the bill

Full Title

Making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/15/2011--Reported to Senate amended.Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2012 - TitleI - Legislative BranchMakes appropriations to the Senate for FY2012 for:(1) expense allowances;(2) representation allowances for the Majority and Minority Leaders;(3) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 15, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 15, 2011
Reported by Committee

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Jul 22, 2011
Passed House

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

Sep 15, 2011
Text Published

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

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2551”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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

Jul 22, 2011 10:37 a.m.
Failed 102/302
Jul 22, 2011 10:41 a.m.
Agreed to 299/112
Jul 22, 2011 10:46 a.m.
Failed 153/260
Jul 22, 2011 10:51 a.m.
Agreed to 218/194
Jul 22, 2011 10:57 a.m.
Failed 130/283
Jul 22, 2011 11:02 a.m.
Failed 176/235
Jul 22, 2011 11:06 a.m.
Failed 179/234
Jul 22, 2011 11:25 a.m.
Passed 252/159

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