H.R. 2870 (112th): Adam Walsh Reauthorization Act of 2011

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.
Introduced:

Sep 8, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 8, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

James Sensenbrenner Jr.

Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 8, 2011
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To reauthorize certain programs established by the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006.

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History

Sep 8, 2011
 
Introduced

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