H.R. 5055: Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017

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).
Introduced:

Apr 26, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Failed House on May 26, 2016

This bill failed in the House on May 26, 2016.

Sponsor:

Michael “Mike” Simpson

Representative for Idaho's 2nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 26, 2016
Length: 82 pages

About the bill

Full Title

Making appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes.

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History

Apr 26, 2016
 
Introduced

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Apr 26, 2016
 
Reported by Committee

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May 26, 2016
 
Failed House

A vote on the bill failed in the House. The bill is now dead.

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