H.R. 6685 (97th): Urgent Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1982

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).
Introduced:

Jun 24, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 18, 1982

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 18, 1982.

Law:

Pub.L. 97-216

Sponsor:

Jamie Whitten

Representative for Mississippi's 1st congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 18, 1982

About the bill

Full Title

A bill making urgent supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1982, and for other purposes.

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History

Jun 24, 1982
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 24, 1982
 
Passed House

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

Jun 29, 1982
 
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.

Jul 15, 1982
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The House must also approve the conference report. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 15, 1982
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jul 18, 1982
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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