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H.R. 861 (114th): Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015

Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, 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:

Feb 11, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Enacted Via Other Measures

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

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 240: Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015
Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 4, 2015. (compare text)
H.R. 2029: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 18, 2015. (compare text)
Sponsor:

Lucille Roybal-Allard

Representative for California's 40th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 11, 2015
Length: 98 pages

History

Feb 11, 2015
 
Introduced

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H.R. 861 (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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