S. 625 (113th): Biennial Appropriations Act

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).
Introduced:

Mar 20, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 20, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Michael Enzi

Senator from Wyoming

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 20, 2013
Length: 13 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for a biennial appropriations process with the exception of defense spending and to enhance oversight and the performance of the Federal Government.

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History

Mar 20, 2013
 
Introduced

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Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
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Related Bills

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S. 1274 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 23, 2011

S. 385 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 5, 2015

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