H.R. 5968 (97th): Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1983


Mar 25, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 25, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Charles Price

Representative for Illinois's 23rd congressional district


See Instead:

H.R. 6030 (same title)
Passed House — Jul 29, 1982

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1983 for procurement, for research, development, test, and evaluation, and for operation and maintenance for the Armed Forces, to prescribe personnel strengths for the Armed Forces and for civilian personnel of the Department of Defense, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/25/1982--Introduced.Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1983 - TitleI - ProcurementAuthorizes appropriations for the armed forces for FY 1983 for procurement of aircraft, missiles, naval vessels, tracked combat vehicles, torpedoes, and ... Read more >

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Mar 25, 1982

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H.R. 6030 (Related)
Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1983

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 29, 1982

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