H.R. 2577 (114th): Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017 and Zika Response and Preparedness Act

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 ...

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Overview

Introduced:

May 27, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chamber on June 23, 2016s, it was passed in non-identical form and only one chamber approved a conference report to resolve the differences.

Sponsor:

Mario Diaz-Balart

Representative for Florida's 25th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 26, 2016
Length: 88 pages

History

May 27, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 27, 2015
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee. The House Committee on Appropriations issued the report which may provide insight into the purpose of the legislation.

Jun 9, 2015
 
Passed House

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

Jun 25, 2015
 
Text Published

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

Jun 25, 2015
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Appropriations

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

May 19, 2016
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

May 19, 2016
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

May 26, 2016
 
Passed House with Changes

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

Jun 23, 2016
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House

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.

H.R. 2577 (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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