Bill Text — Dec 28, 2012
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May 25, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 19, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Florida's 10th congressional district
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Last Updated: Aug 2, 2012
Length: 300 pages
Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, and for other purposes.
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Passed Senate with Changes
Last Action: Dec 28, 2012
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jun 29, 2012
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“H.R. 5856 — 112th Congress: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. February 11, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5856>
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