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H.R. 6299 (96th): Brantley Project, Pecos River Basin, New Mexico, Reauthorization Act of 1979

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A bill to amend Section 206 of the Reclamation Project Authorization Act of 1972 (Public Law 92-514; 86 Stat. 964).

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Jan 24, 1980
96th Congress (1979–1980)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 24, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Sponsor

Harold Runnels

Representative for New Mexico's 2nd congressional district

Democrat

Source

History

Jan 24, 1980
 
Introduced

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H.R. 6299 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 6299. This is the one from the 96th Congress.

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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