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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).
Apr 24, 2015
Passed Senate with Changes
on May 12, 2016
This bill has been passed in the House and the Senate, but the Senate made changes and sent it back to the House on May 12, 2016.
Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 2028 — 114th Congress: Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr2028
“H.R. 2028 — 114th Congress: Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017.” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. September 28, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr2028>
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This bill has a . . .
40% chance of being enacted.
Only about 21% of bills that made it past committee in 2013–2015 were enacted.
The sponsor is on a committee to which the bill has been referred, and the sponsor is a member of the majority party.