H.R. 6968 (97th): Military Construction Appropriation Act, 1983


Aug 11, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 15, 1982

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 15, 1982.


Pub.L. 97-323


Ronald “Bo” Ginn

Representative for Georgia's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 15, 1982

About the bill

Full Title

A bill making appropriations for military construction for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1983, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

(House receded and concurred in certain Senate amendments with an amendment) Military Construction Appropriation Act, 1983 - Appropriates funds for military construction for FY 1983 for:(1) the Army;(2) the Navy;(3) ... Read more >


Aug 11, 1982

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Aug 11, 1982
Reported by Committee

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Aug 19, 1982
Passed House

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

Sep 27, 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.

Oct 1, 1982
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.

Oct 1, 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. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 15, 1982
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6968”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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H.Res. 561 (Related)
A resolution waiving certain points of order against the bill (H.R. 6968) making appropriations ...

Last Action: Aug 12, 1982

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