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H.R. 4903 (113th): Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015

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

John Carter

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 31st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 19, 2014
Length: 98 pages
Introduced:

Jun 19, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 19, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

See Instead:

S. 2534 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Jun 26, 2014

History

Jun 19, 2014
 
Introduced

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Jun 19, 2014
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

H.R. 4903 (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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