S. 3254 (112th): National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013


Jun 4, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on December 4, 2012 but was never passed by the House.


Carl Levin
Senator from Michigan


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Last Updated: Dec 4, 2012
Length: 1196 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 4310 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jan 2, 2013

About the bill

Full Title

An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2013 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 4310 (Includes)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 2, 2013

H.R. 4053 (Related)
Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Improvement Act of 2012

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 10, 2013

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 3254” means this is a Senate 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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 4, 2012
Reported by Committee
Jun 4, 2012
Passed Senate
Dec 4, 2012
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Committee Assignments

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Nov 30, 2012 10:45 a.m.
Motion Rejected 58/34
Dec 3, 2012 6:05 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 93/0
Dec 4, 2012 5:06 p.m.
Bill Passed 98/0

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