Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Alabama's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 11, 2012
Length: 104 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
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.
What legislators are saying
H.R. 5855 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5855. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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