S. 211 (112th): Biennial Budgeting and Appropriations Act

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:

Jan 27, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 27, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John “Johnny” Isakson

Senior Senator from Georgia

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 27, 2011
Length: 27 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for a biennial budget process and a biennial appropriations process and to enhance oversight and performance of the Federal Government.

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History

Jan 27, 2011
 
Introduced

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