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S. 1662: Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2018

An original bill making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, Science, 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, typically for a single fiscal year (October 1 through September 30 of the next year).

Sponsor and status

Richard Shelby

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Alabama. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 27, 2017
Length: 114 pages

Jul 27, 2017


Ordered Reported on Jul 27, 2017

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on July 27, 2017.


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Jul 27, 2017

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Jul 27, 2017
Ordered Reported

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Passed Senate (House next)

Passed House

Signed by the President

S. 1662 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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