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H.R. 2740: Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2020

Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, 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

Rosa DeLauro

Sponsor. Representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 10, 2019
Length: 650 pages
Introduced
May 15, 2019
Status

Failed Cloture on Sep 18, 2019

This bill is provisionally dead due to a failed vote for cloture on September 18, 2019. Cloture is required to move past a Senate filibuster or the threat of a filibuster and takes a 3/5ths vote. In practice, most bills must pass cloture to move forward in the Senate.

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Blaine's Bulletin: Appropriations Season
    — Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer [R-MO3] on Jun 28, 2019

Chris Smiths Lyme Disease Amendment Passes House, Tells DOD IG to Investigate the Bioweaponization of Ticks
    — Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] on Jul 12, 2019

Brindisi Announces Nearly $1 Million Grant for Herkimer County
    — Rep. Anthony Brindisi [D-NY22] on Sep 10, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2740 will add $43.8 billion in new spending through 2029.

History

May 15, 2019
 
Introduced

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

May 15, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 19, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Sep 18, 2019
 
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2740 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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