H.R. 152 (113th): Disaster Relief 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:

Jan 4, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 29, 2013

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 29, 2013.

Law:

Pub.L. 113-2

Sponsor:

Harold “Hal” Rogers

Representative for Kentucky's 5th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 19, 2013
Length: 47 pages

About the bill

Full Title

Making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, to improve and streamline disaster assistance for Hurricane Sandy, and for other purposes.

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History

Jan 4, 2013
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 15, 2013
 
Passed House

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

Jan 28, 2013
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jan 29, 2013
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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