S. 3215 (112th): Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies 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 22, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 22, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Tim Johnson

Senator from South Dakota

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 22, 2012
Length: 62 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An original bill making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, and for other purposes.

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History

May 22, 2012
 
Introduced

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May 22, 2012
 
Reported by Committee

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Votes

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Related Bills

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H.R. 5854 (Related)
Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013

Passed House
Last Action: May 31, 2012

H.R. 2055 (Related)
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 23, 2011

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