H.R. 2775 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Act, 2014

This was the "vehicle" for passage of the bill that ended the government shutdown and raised the debt ceiling. This bill was introduced regarding an unrelated matter. It had been passed by the House. On Oct. 16, the Senate amended the text of the bill, rewriting it completely with the negotiated deal. The Senate then passed the revised bill and ...

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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).



Jul 22, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 17, 2013

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 17, 2013.


Pub.L. 113-46


Diane Black

Representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 17, 2013
Length: 14 pages


Jul 22, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 12, 2013
Passed House

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

Oct 16, 2013
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Oct 16, 2013
House Agreed to Changes

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

Oct 17, 2013
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2775 (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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