H.R. 7590 (96th): Energy and Water Development Appropriation Act, 1981

A bill making appropriations for Energy and Water Development for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1981, 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).

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 16, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 1, 1980

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 1, 1980.

Law:

Pub.L. 96-367

Sponsor:

Tom Bevill

Representative for Alabama's 4th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 1, 1980

History

Jun 16, 1980
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 25, 1980
 
Passed House

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

Sep 10, 1980
 
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.

Oct 1, 1980
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Oct 1, 1980
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

H.R. 7590 (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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