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H.R. 4580 (96th): District of Columbia Appropriation Act, 1980

A bill making appropriations for the government of the District of Columbia and other activities chargeable in whole or in part against the revenues of said District for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1980, 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, typically for a single fiscal year (October 1 through September 30 of the next year).

Sponsor and status

Introduced:

Jun 21, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 30, 1979

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 30, 1979.

Law:

Pub.L. 96-93

Sponsor:

Charles Wilson

Representative for Texas's 2nd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 30, 1979

History

Jun 21, 1979
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jul 17, 1979
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Jul 27, 1979
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

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

Oct 30, 1979
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Oct 30, 1979
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.R. 4580 (96th) 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 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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