S. 2079: United States Commission on International Religious Freedom Reauthorization Act of 2015

A bill to reauthorize the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

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Overview

Introduced:

Sep 24, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Sep 24, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on September 24, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Bob Corker

Junior Senator from Tennessee

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 24, 2015
Length: 8 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

See Instead:

S. 2078 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 16, 2015

History

Sep 24, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

S. 2079 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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