skip to main content

S. 3159: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019

Call or Write Congress

An original bill making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, 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.

Read Text »
Last Updated: Jun 28, 2018
Length: 148 pages
Introduced:

Jun 28, 2018

Status:

Ordered Reported on Jun 28, 2018

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on June 28, 2018.

Prognosis:

18% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jun 28, 2018
 
Introduced

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

Jun 28, 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 Senate Committee on Appropriations issued the report which may provide insight into the purpose of the legislation.

Pending
 
Passed Senate (House next)

Pending
 
Passed House

Pending
 
Signed by the President

S. 3159 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.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“S. 3159 — 115th Congress: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019.” www.GovTrack.us. 2018. September 23, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/s3159>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.