H.R. 4522 (97th): District of Columbia Appropriation Act, 1982


Sep 17, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 4, 1981

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 4, 1981.


Pub.L. 97-91


Julian Dixon

Representative for California's 28th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 4, 1981

About the bill

Full Title

A bill making appropriations for the government of the District of Columbia and other activities chargeable in whole or in part against the revenue of said district for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1982, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

(House receded and concurred in certain Senate amendments with an amendment) District of Columbia Appropriation Act, 1982 - Appropriates specified sums to the District of Columbia for fiscal year 1982 ... Read more >


Sep 17, 1981

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 17, 1981
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 22, 1981
Passed House

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

Oct 30, 1981
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. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 19, 1981
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The Senate approved a conference committee report to resolve differences in each chamber's version of the bill. The House must also approve the conference report. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 4, 1981
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Dec 4, 1981
Text Published

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

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4522”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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