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S. 2956 (114th): Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017

An original bill making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, 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).

Jerry Moran

Sponsor. Senator for Kansas. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 19, 2016
Length: 96 pages
Introduced:

May 19, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 19, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

History

May 19, 2016
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

May 19, 2016
 
Ordered Reported

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. 2956 (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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