H.R. 2250 (114th): Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2016

Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2016.

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).

Overview

Introduced:

May 12, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 11, 2015

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 11, 2015.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-96

Sponsor:

Tom Graves

Representative for Georgia's 14th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 6, 2016
Length: 1 pages

History

May 12, 2015
 
Introduced

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May 12, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

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May 18, 2015
 
Considered by House Committee on Rules

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

May 19, 2015
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Jun 11, 2015
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

Jun 11, 2015
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Appropriations

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Dec 10, 2015
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 11, 2015
 
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. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 11, 2015
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2250 (114th) 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 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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