H.R. 5016 (113th): Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015

Making appropriations for financial services and general government 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).



Jul 2, 2014
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 July 16, 2014 but was never passed by the Senate.


Ander Crenshaw

Representative for Florida's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 17, 2014
Length: 159 pages


Jul 2, 2014

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Jul 2, 2014
Reported by Committee

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Jul 16, 2014
Passed House

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

H.R. 5016 (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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