H.R. 5444 (112th): Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Act of 2012

To reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States.

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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.



May 7, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 7, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jim McDermott

Representative for Washington's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 7, 2012
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May 7, 2012

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H.R. 5444 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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

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