S. 429 (96th): Department of Defense Supplemental Appropriation Authorization Act of 1979


Feb 9, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 27, 1979

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 27, 1979.


Pub.L. 96-29


John Stennis

Senator from Mississippi



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Last Updated: Jun 27, 1979

About the bill

Full Title

An act to authorize supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 1979 for procurement of aircraft, missiles, and naval vessels for research, development, test, and evaluation for the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 1873 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 5, 1979

H.R. 2575 (Related)
Department of Defense Supplemental Appropriation Authorization Act of 1979

Passed House
Last Action: May 31, 1979

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 429” means this is a Senate 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.


Feb 9, 1979
Reported by Committee
Apr 6, 1979
Passed Senate
May 3, 1979
Passed House with Changes
May 31, 1979
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jun 27, 1979


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