S. 3730 (94th): Military Construction Authorization Act

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.
Introduced:

Aug 5, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Status:
Enacted as H.R. 14846 (companion bill)
Sponsor:

William “Stuart” Symington

Senator from Missouri

Democrat

See Instead:

H.R. 14846 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Sep 30, 1976

About the bill

Full Title

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

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Aug 5, 1976
 
Introduced

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Related Bills

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S. 2408 (93rd) was a previous version of this bill.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 29, 1973

H.R. 14846 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Sep 30, 1976

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