S. 1635: Department of State Operations Authorization and Embassy Security Act, Fiscal Year 2016

An original bill to authorize the Department of State for fiscal year 2016, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Jun 18, 2015


Passed Senate on Apr 28, 2016

This bill passed in the Senate on April 28, 2016 and goes to the House next for consideration.


Bob Corker

Junior Senator from Tennessee



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Last Updated: May 19, 2016
Length: 160 pages


18% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)


Jun 18, 2015

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Jun 18, 2015
Reported by Committee

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Apr 28, 2016
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Passed House

Signed by the President

S. 1635 is 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.

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