H.R. 1301: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017

H.R. 1301 reflects the final, bicameral agreement on fiscal year 2017 Department of Defense spending.

If enacted, H.R. 1301 would result in discretionary budget authority of $577.9 billion. The agreement includes savings of $1.155 billion from lower-than-expected fuel costs, $157 million due to favorable economic conditions, and $4.76 billion is savings from rescissions of unused ...

(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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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).

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Overview

Introduced:

Mar 2, 2017

Status:

Passed House on Mar 8, 2017

This bill passed in the House on March 8, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Rodney Frelinghuysen

Representative for New Jersey's 11th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 9, 2017
Length: 161 pages

Prognosis:

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

History

Mar 2, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 2, 2017
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Mar 8, 2017
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1301 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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