H.R. 5882 (112th): Legislative Branch 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:

Jun 1, 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 8, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Ander Crenshaw

Representative for Florida's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 2, 2012
Length: 82 pages

About the bill

Full Title

Making appropriations for the Legislative Branch 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

Jun 1, 2012
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 1, 2012
 
Reported by Committee

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Jun 8, 2012
 
Passed House

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

Aug 2, 2012
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

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Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

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Votes
Jun 8, 2012 11:12 a.m.
Agreed to 213/193
Jun 8, 2012 11:17 a.m.
Agreed to 214/189
Jun 8, 2012 11:21 a.m.
Agreed to 204/203
Jun 8, 2012 11:25 a.m.
Failed 178/229
Jun 8, 2012 11:29 a.m.
Failed 148/261
Jun 8, 2012 noon
Passed 307/102

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