Enacted — Signed by the President — Dec 23, 2011
Last Action: Signed by President.
Explanation: This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 23, 2011.
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Jul 15, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
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.
Representative for Florida's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 15, 2011
Length: 168 pages
Making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
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Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 359 (112th).
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
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.
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Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 23, 2011
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jul 21, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 2551 — 112th Congress: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2551
“H.R. 2551 — 112th Congress: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. February 5, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2551>
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