S. 2586 (97th): Military Construction Authorization Act, 1983


May 27, 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. 97-321


Strom Thurmond

Senator from South Carolina



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Last Updated: Oct 15, 1982

About the bill

Full Title

An original bill to authorize certain construction at military installations for fiscal year 1983, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/28/1982--Conference report filed in House.(Conference report filed in House, H. Rept. 97-880) Military Construction Authorization Act, 1983 - TitleI - ArmyAuthorizes the Secretary of the Army to acquire real property ... Read more >


May 20, 1982
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.

May 27, 1982

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 30, 1982
Passed Senate

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

Aug 11, 1982
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 28, 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 15, 1982
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Oct 15, 1982
Text Published

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

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2586”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 6214 (Related)
Military Construction Authorization Act, 1983

Passed House
Last Action: Aug 11, 1982

S. 2205 (Related)
Military Construction Authorization Act, 1983

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 16, 1982

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