H.R. 933 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013

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).

Mar 4, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015


Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 26, 2013

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on March 26, 2013.


Pub.L. 113-6


Harold “Hal” Rogers

Representative for Kentucky's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 22, 2013
Length: 240 pages

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Full Title

"An Act making consolidated appropriations and further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013."

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Mar 4, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 6, 2013
Passed House

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Mar 20, 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.

Mar 20, 2013
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

Mar 21, 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.

Mar 26, 2013
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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Committee Assignments

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Mar 6, 2013 2:03 p.m.
Passed 267/151
Mar 14, 2013 11:31 a.m.
Amendment Rejected 54/45
Mar 18, 2013 6:10 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 63/35
Mar 20, 2013 3:42 p.m.
Amendment Agreed to 70/29
Mar 20, 2013 4:04 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 63/36
Mar 20, 2013 4:29 p.m.
Bill Passed 73/26
Concurring in the Senate Amendment
Mar 21, 2013 10:54 a.m.
Passed 318/109

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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S. 2534 (Related)
Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015

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Last Action: Jun 26, 2014

H.R. 4903 (Related)
Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015

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Last Action: Jun 19, 2014

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