H.R. 2518: Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2017

To authorize appropriations for the Coast Guard for fiscal years 2018 and 2019, 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 authorization bill, which directs how federal funds should or should not be used. (It does not set overall spending limits, however, which are the subject of appropriations bills.) Authorizations are typically made for single fiscal years (October 1 through September 30 of the next year) but are often renewed in subsequent law.

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Overview

Introduced:

May 18, 2017

Status:

Referred to Committee on May 18, 2017

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on May 18, 2017, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Duncan Hunter

Representative for California's 50th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 18, 2017
Length: 68 pages

Prognosis:

15% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

May 18, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Ordered Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2518 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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