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S. 2731 (116th): Essential National Security Authorities Act for Fiscal Year 2020

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A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2020 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

James “Jim” Inhofe

Sponsor. Senator for Oklahoma. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 12, 2019
Length: 67 pages
Introduced
Oct 29, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

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

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

S. 1790: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 20, 2019. (compare text)
H.R. 6395: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
Enacted — Veto Overridden on Jan 1, 2021. (compare text)
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History

Oct 29, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Oct 29, 2019
 
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.

Nov 12, 2019
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Indefinitely Postponed in the Senate.

Nov 12, 2019
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reference Change.

S. 2731 (116th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2731. 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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