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H.R. 2685 (114th): Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2016

About the bill

Amendments agreed to:

H.Amdt. 471 revokes a prohibition on the transfer of funds to the National Sea Based Deterrent Fund (NSBDF), which was created to assist in funding of research and construction of 12 Ohio-class nuclear submarines. The amendment was agreed to with a vote count of 321-111. Votes did not follow party lines, with a roughly even split of Republicans and Democrats on either side. Alongside this amendment was another; to appropriate $3.5 billion into the NSBDF. The latter amendment was agreed to without a recorded vote ...

Sponsor and status

Rodney Frelinghuysen

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 11th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 15, 2015
Length: 170 pages
Introduced:

Jun 5, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 2029: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 18, 2015. (compare text)

History

Jun 5, 2015
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 5, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 9, 2015
 
Considered by House Committee on Rules

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

Jun 11, 2015
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Jun 18, 2015
 
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

Sep 22, 2015
 
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

Nov 5, 2015
 
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

H.R. 2685 (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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