S. 3241 (112th): Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2013

An original bill making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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).

Overview

Introduced:

May 24, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 24, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Patrick Leahy

Senior Senator from Vermont

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 24, 2012
Length: 280 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 5857 (same title)
Reported by Committee — May 25, 2012

History

May 24, 2012
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 24, 2012
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

S. 3241 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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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