H.R. 1915: David’s Sling Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016

To authorize the Secretary of Defense to carry out activities relating to the research, development, test, and evaluation and procurement of the David's Sling weapons program, 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 authorization bill, which directs how federal funds should or should not be used. (It does not set overall spending limits, however, which are the subject of appropriations bills.) Authorizations are typically made for single fiscal years (October 1 through September 30 of the next year) but are often renewed in subsequent law.

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Apr 21, 2015


Referred to Committee on Apr 21, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on April 21, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Derek Kilmer

Representative for Washington's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 21, 2015
Length: 5 pages


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Apr 21, 2015

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