H.R. 10929 (95th): Department of Defense Appropriation Authorization Act


Feb 14, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978


Vetoed (No Override Attempt) on Aug 17, 1978

This bill was vetoed by the President on August 17, 1978 and Congress did not attempt an override before the end of the Congressional session.


Charles Price

Representative for Illinois's 23rd congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize appropriations during the fiscal year 1979, for procurement of aircraft, missiles, naval vessels, tracked combat vehicles, torpedoes, and other weapons, and research, development, test and evaluation for the Armed Forces, and to prescribe the authorized personnel strength for each active duty component and of the Selected Reserve of each Reserve component of the Armed Forces and of civilian personnel of the Department of Defense, to authorize the military training student loads, and to authorize appropriations for civil defense, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 11500 (94th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 26, 1976

S. 2571 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 15, 1978

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Feb 14, 1978
Passed House
May 24, 1978
Passed Senate with Changes
Jul 11, 1978
Aug 17, 1978


Committee Assignments

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May 24, 1978 midnight
unknown 319/67

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