H.R. 3671 (112th): Consolidated 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:

Dec 14, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 14, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Harold “Hal” Rogers

Representative for Kentucky's 5th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 14, 2011
Length: 1210 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 2055 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Dec 23, 2011

About the bill

Full Title

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

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History

Dec 14, 2011
 
Introduced

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Related Bills

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H.R. 2055 (Related)
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 23, 2011

H.R. 5856 (Related)
Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2013

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 19, 2012

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