S. 2808: John F. Kennedy Center Reauthorization Act of 2016

A bill to amend the John F. Kennedy Center Act to authorize appropriations for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

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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Apr 18, 2016


Passed Senate on Jun 16, 2016

This bill passed in the Senate on June 16, 2016 and goes to the House next for consideration.


James “Jim” Inhofe

Senior Senator from Oklahoma



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Last Updated: Jun 16, 2016
Length: 4 pages


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Apr 18, 2016

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 28, 2016
Reported by Committee

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Jun 16, 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. 2808 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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