Dec 8, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 8, 2016
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on February 8, 2016.
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Last Updated: Feb 4, 2016
Length: 59 pages
About the bill
To authorize appropriations for the Coast Guard for fiscal years 2016 and 2017, and for other purposes.
The Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015 is an act of the United States that governs the activities of the United States Coast Guard (USCG) and the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC). The act also authorizes appropriations totaling about $17.5 billion, primarily for ongoing USCG operations over the 2016-2017 period.
The act was introduced during the 114th United States Congress ...
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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.
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. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
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.
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 4188 — 114th Congress: Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr4188
“H.R. 4188 — 114th Congress: Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015.” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. September 24, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr4188>
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