H.R. 13172 (94th): Second Supplemental Appropriations Act

An Act making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1976, and the period ending September 30, 1976, and for other purposes.

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).



Apr 9, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 1, 1976

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 1, 1976.


Pub.L. 94-303


George Mahon

Representative for Texas's 19th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 1, 1976


Apr 9, 1976

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 13, 1976
Passed House

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

May 12, 1976
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.

May 19, 1976
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jun 1, 1976
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 13172 (94th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 94th Congress, which met from Jan 14, 1975 to Oct 1, 1976. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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