H.R. 6691 (93rd): Legislative Branch Appropriation Act

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. (Authorizations direct how federal funds should or should not be used.) Appropriations are typically made for single fiscal years (October 1 through September 30 of the next year).
Introduced:

Apr 5, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 1, 1973

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 1, 1973.

Law:

Pub.L. 93-145

Sponsor:

Robert Casey

Representative for Texas's 22nd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 1, 1973

About the bill

Full Title

An Act making appropriations for the legislative branch for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1974, and for other purposes.

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History

Apr 5, 1973
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 18, 1973
 
Passed House

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

Jul 19, 1973
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Nov 1, 1973
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Nov 1, 1973
 
Text Published

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H.R. 6950 (94th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 25, 1975

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