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H.R. 3931 (116th): Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2020

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Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes.

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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

Lucille Roybal-Allard

Sponsor. Representative for California's 40th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 24, 2019
Length: 78 pages
Introduced
Jul 24, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 1158: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 20, 2019. (compare text)
H.R. 133: H.R. 133: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 [Including Coronavirus Stimulus & Relief]
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 27, 2020. (compare text)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Congresswoman Escobar Testimony Before the House Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee
    — Rep. Veronica Escobar [D-TX16] on Feb 26, 2020

Meng Statement on Government Spending Package
    — Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY6] on Dec 17, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 3931 will add $2.7 billion in new spending through 2029.

History

Jul 24, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jul 24, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Appropriations

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H.R. 3931 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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