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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).
May 27, 2015
Conference Report Agreed to by House
on Jun 23, 2016
The conference report for this bill was agreed to in the House on June 23, 2016. The Senate must also approve it. A conference committee, comprising members of both chambers, issued the report to resolve the differences between the two forms of the bill as passed in each chamber.
Making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
This bill is the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017, a yearly federal spending bill.
The bill began as the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2016. However in a House vote on May 26, the text of the bill was replaced in whole with new text making it the Military ...
A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report.