H.R. 68: Tiffany Joslyn Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Program Reauthorization Act of 2017

To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to reauthorize the Juvenile Accountability Block Grant program, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 3, 2017

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jan 3, 2017

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 3, 2017, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Sheila Jackson Lee

Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 3, 2017
Length: 8 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Jan 3, 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. 68 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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