H.R. 5855 (112th): Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2013

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:

May 23, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 7, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Robert Aderholt

Representative for Alabama's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 11, 2012
Length: 104 pages

About the bill

Full Title

Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

May 23, 2012
 
Introduced

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May 23, 2012
 
Reported by Committee

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Jun 7, 2012
 
Passed House

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Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

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Votes
Jun 6, 2012 11:04 p.m.
Failed 154/260
Jun 6, 2012 11:08 p.m.
Failed 140/273
Jun 6, 2012 11:12 p.m.
Failed 173/240
Jun 6, 2012 11:15 p.m.
Agreed to 211/202
Jun 6, 2012 11:18 p.m.
Failed 159/254
Jun 6, 2012 11:21 p.m.
Failed 156/261
Jun 6, 2012 11:24 p.m.
Failed 144/273
Jun 6, 2012 11:27 p.m.
Agreed to 302/113
Jun 6, 2012 11:30 p.m.
Agreed to 230/186
Jun 6, 2012 11:33 p.m.
Failed 167/249
Jun 6, 2012 11:41 p.m.
Failed 150/266
Jun 6, 2012 11:44 p.m.
Failed 166/245
Jun 7, 2012 9:07 p.m.
Agreed to 224/189
Jun 7, 2012 9:12 p.m.
Agreed to 238/175
Jun 7, 2012 9:26 p.m.
Agreed to 250/164
Jun 7, 2012 10:07 p.m.
Passed 234/182

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 3216 (Related)
Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2013

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 22, 2012

H.Res. 667 (Related)
Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5743) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
May 31, 2012

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