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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: Sep 27, 2018
Length: 149 pages
Introduced:

Jun 20, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 28, 2018

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 28, 2018.

Law:

Pub.L. 115-245

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 6157 will add $65.4 billion in new spending through 2028.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 3158: Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019

Ordered Reported on Jun 28, 2018. 96% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 6470: Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019

Ordered Reported on Jul 23, 2018. 81% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 1771: Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2018

Ordered Reported on Sep 7, 2017. 88% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 3354: Interior and Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development, Commerce, Justice, Science, Financial Services and General Government, Homeland Security, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, State and Foreign Operations, Transportation, Housing and ...

Passed House (Senate next) on Sep 14, 2017. 9% incorporated. (compare text)

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

Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 27, 2017. 42% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 4877: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018

Introduced on Jan 25, 2018. 84% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 3159: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019

Ordered Reported on Jun 28, 2018. 96% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 3358: Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2018

Ordered Reported on Jul 24, 2017. 82% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 2976: Deferment for Active Cancer Treatment Act of 2017

Introduced on Jun 21, 2017. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 3207: Deferment for Active Cancer Treatment Act of 2018

Introduced on Jul 12, 2018. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

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 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.

Sep 26, 2018
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Sep 28, 2018
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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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