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 ...
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
This bill incorporates provisions from:
H.R. 1987: Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015
Passed House on May 18, 2015. 69% incorporated. (compare text)
S. 1611: Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015
Ordered Reported by Committee on Jun 25, 2015. 21% incorporated. (compare text)
S. 1316: Point Spencer Land Conveyance Act
Referred to Committee on May 13, 2015. 51% incorporated. (compare text)
Source Bill — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1987 (114th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.R. 4188 (114th).
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.
H.R. 4188 (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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