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H.R. 2216 (113th): Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014

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Making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014, 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, typically for a single fiscal year (October 1 through September 30 of the next year).

Sponsor and status

John Culberson

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 7th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 27, 2013
Length: 126 pages
May 28, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 3547: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 17, 2014. (compare text)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Grijalva Urges More Funding to Address the Backlog of Veterans Benefits Claims – Highlights Yesterday's Vote to Hire More Staff
    — Rep. Raúl Grijalva [D-AZ3] on Jun 5, 2013

Rush Supports Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act 2014
    — Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL1] on Jun 14, 2013

veterans committee passes Hirono’s bipartisan measure to extend emergency care coverage for veterans
    — Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI] on Nov 19, 2013

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May 28, 2013

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May 28, 2013
Ordered Reported

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Jun 4, 2013
Passed House (Senate next)

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Jun 27, 2013
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

H.R. 2216 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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