S. 1619 (114th): Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2016

An original bill making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, 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:

Jun 18, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 18, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John Hoeven

Senator from North Dakota

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 18, 2015
Length: 90 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 3128 (same title)
Ordered Reported by Committee — Jul 21, 2015

History

Jun 18, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 18, 2015
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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 Senate Committee on Appropriations issued the report which may provide insight into the purpose of the legislation.

S. 1619 (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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