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H.R. 2584 (112th): Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012

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Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior, environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012, 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, typically for a single fiscal year (October 1 through September 30 of the next year).

Sponsor and status

Michael “Mike” Simpson

Sponsor. Representative for Idaho's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 19, 2011
Length: 160 pages
Jul 19, 2011
112th Congress (2011–2013)
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 2055: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 23, 2011. (compare text)
S. 535: Fort Pulaski National Monument Lease Authorization Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 19, 2011. (compare text)

Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Barack Obama [D, 2009-2017]: Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012 (Jul 21, 2011)

What legislators are saying

Congresswoman Waters Opposes Attacks on the Environment; Supports Protection of Clean Air, Clean Water and Public Health
    — Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA43] on Jul 29, 2011

gop assault on clean air and water continues
    — Rep. David Price [D-NC4] on Jul 26, 2011

Forest Roads Fix Included in Must-Pass Spending Bill
    — Sen. Michael “Mike” Crapo [R-ID] on Dec 15, 2011

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Jul 19, 2011

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H.R. 2584 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2584. This is the one from the 112th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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