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H.R. 6157: Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019 and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 6157 provides $674.6 billion in total discretionary budget authority for the Department of Defense for fiscal year (FY) 2019. The bill provides $606.5 billion for the Department of Defense base budget, which is an increase of $17.1 billion above FY18 levels, and $68.1 billion for the Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) account to support the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT). This funding level is consistent with the National Defense Authorization Act as well as the recently enacted budget agreement.

The major provisions of the bill ...

Sponsor and status

Kay Granger

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 12th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Aug 23, 2018
Length: 340 pages
Introduced:

Jun 20, 2018

Status:

Conference Report Agreed to by Senate (House next) on Sep 18, 2018

The conference report for this bill was agreed to in the Senate on September 18, 2018. The House must also approve it. A conference committee, comprising members of both chambers, issued the report to resolve the differences between the two forms of the bill as passed in each chamber.

Prognosis:

96% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jun 20, 2018
 
Introduced

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

Jun 20, 2018
 
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.

Jun 28, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Aug 23, 2018
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Sep 13, 2018
 
On House Schedule

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

Sep 18, 2018
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate (House next)

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The House must also approve the conference report.

Pending
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 6157 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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