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S. 2408 (93rd): Military Construction Authorization Act


An Act to authorize certain construction at military installations, and for other purposes.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an authorization bill, which directs how federal funds should or should not be used. (It does not set overall spending limits, however, which are the subject of appropriations bills.) Authorizations are typically made for single fiscal years (October 1 through September 30 of the next year) but are often renewed in subsequent law.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Sep 12, 1973
93rd Congress (1973–1974)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 29, 1973

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 29, 1973.

Law
Pub.L. 93-166
Sponsor

William “Stuart” Symington

Senator for Missouri

Democrat

Text

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Last Updated: Nov 29, 1973

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History

Sep 12, 1973
 
Introduced

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Sep 12, 1973
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 13, 1973
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Oct 11, 1973
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

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

Nov 29, 1973
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Nov 29, 1973
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

S. 2408 (93rd) 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. 2408. This is the one from the 93rd Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 93rd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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