An original bill making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for South Carolina. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 29, 2016
Length: 356 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on June 29, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
Ordered Reported — Jul 15, 2016
Jun 29, 2016
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 29, 2016
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. 3117 (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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 3117. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2017, S. 3117, 114th Cong. (2016).
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