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H.R. 4800 (113th): Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015

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Making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, 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

Robert Aderholt

Sponsor. Representative for Alabama's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 4, 2014
Length: 84 pages
Jun 4, 2014
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 4, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Congressman Garamendis Amendment to Help Farmers Hard Hit by Drought Unable to Overcome Majority Opposition in House
    — Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA8] on Jun 11, 2014

Titus Celebrates the Passage of Her Amendment Increasing Funding for Programs Helping Hungry Children
    — Rep. Dina Titus [D-NV1] on Jun 11, 2014

Rep. Welch reacts to FDA \"clarification\" on use of wood shelves to age cheese
    — Sen. Peter Welch [D-VT] on Jun 12, 2014

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Jun 4, 2014

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Jun 4, 2014
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H.R. 4800 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4800. This is the one from the 113th Congress.

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

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