H.R. 2998: Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2018

Making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, 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).

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Overview

Introduced:

Jun 22, 2017

Status:

Ordered Reported on Jun 22, 2017

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on June 22, 2017.

Sponsor:

Charles Dent

Representative for Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 22, 2017
Length: 74 pages

Prognosis:

53% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

See Instead:

S. 1557 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Jul 13, 2017

History

Jun 22, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Jun 22, 2017
 
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.

 
Passed House (Senate next)

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2998 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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