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H.R. 5325 (112th): Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013

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Making appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, and for other purposes.

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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).

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Rodney Frelinghuysen

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 11th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 11, 2012
Length: 64 pages
May 2, 2012
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 June 6, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Barack Obama [D, 2009-2017]: Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013 (May 31, 2012)

What legislators are saying

After Touring Local Light Bulb Manufacturer, Gillibrand Announces New Plan to Fight Efforts to Decimate U.S. Light Bulb Standards, Keep China from Flooding U.S. Markets with Illegal Merchandise
    — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand [D-NY] on Aug 9, 2012

Conaway Supports Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act
    — Rep. Michael Conaway [R-TX11, 2005-2020] on Jun 6, 2012

House Adopts Connolly-Polis Amendment to Cut Oil Shale Subsidy
    — Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA11] on Jun 6, 2012

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May 2, 2012

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May 2, 2012
Ordered Reported

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Jun 6, 2012
Passed House (Senate next)

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

H.R. 5325 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5325. 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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