H.R. 2217 (113th): Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2014

Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security 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. (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).



May 29, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 6, 2013 but was never passed by the Senate.


John Carter

Representative for Texas's 31st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 18, 2013
Length: 210 pages


May 29, 2013

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May 29, 2013
Reported by Committee

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Jun 6, 2013
Passed House

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

Jun 6, 2013
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Unknown Status (eh1s).

Jun 13, 2013
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Referred to Senate Committee 2.

Jul 18, 2013
Text Published

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

H.R. 2217 (113th) 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 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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