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H.R. 5293 (114th): Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017

Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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).

Overview

Introduced:

May 19, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on September 6, 2016.

Sponsor:

Rodney Frelinghuysen

Representative for New Jersey's 11th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 20, 2016
Length: 176 pages

History

May 19, 2016
 
Introduced

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

May 19, 2016
 
Ordered Reported

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 13, 2016
 
Considered by House Committee on Rules

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

Jun 14, 2016
 
Considered by House Committee on Rules

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

Jun 16, 2016
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Jul 7, 2016
 
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.

Jul 14, 2016
 
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 6, 2016
 
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. 5293 (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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