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H.R. 3219: Make America Secure Appropriations Act, 2018

Making appropriations for the Department of Defense 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:

Jul 13, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 27, 2017

This bill passed in the House on July 27, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Kay Granger

Representative for Texas's 12th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 1, 2017
Length: 338 pages

Prognosis:

55% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jul 13, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Jul 13, 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. The House Committee on Appropriations issued the report which may provide insight into the purpose of the legislation.

Jul 18, 2017
 
On House Schedule

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

Jul 24, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Rules

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jul 25, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Rules

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jul 27, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 3219 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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