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H.R. 8699 (116th): Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Commission Reauthorization Act

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To extend the authorization for the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Commission.

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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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Paul Tonko

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 20th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 27, 2020
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Oct 27, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 27, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

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Oct 27, 2020
 
Introduced

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H.R. 8699 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 8699. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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