H.R. 2394 (114th): National Forest Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2015

The National Forest Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2015 would reauthorize the National Forest Foundation for fiscal years 2016-18 and authorize $3 million to be appropriated for those years. The National Forest Foundation is a government-chartered non-profit organization to protect and restore national forests. It was created in 1992 to assist the United States Forest Service. The reauthorization bill has been ... Continue reading »

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

Overview

Introduced:

May 18, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 9, 2015 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Glenn Thompson

Representative for Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 10, 2015
Length: 3 pages

History

May 18, 2015
 
Introduced

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May 20, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

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May 20, 2015
 
Considered by House Committee on Agriculture

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Jun 4, 2015
 
Reported by House Committee on Agriculture

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Jun 9, 2015
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 2394 (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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