S. 815 (97th): Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1982

Introduced:

Mar 26, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 1, 1981

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 1, 1981.

Law:

Pub.L. 97-86

Sponsor:

John Tower

Senator from Texas

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 1, 1981

About the bill

Full Title

An act to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1982 for the Armed Forces for procurement, for research, development, test, and evaluation, and for operation and maintenance, to prescribe personnel strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed Forces and for civilian employees of the Department of Defense, to authorize appropriations for such fiscal year for civil defense, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 1, 1981

H.R. 3519 (Related)
Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1982

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 16, 1981

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 815” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

History

Introduced
Mar 26, 1981
Reported by Committee
Apr 28, 1981
Passed Senate
May 14, 1981
Passed House with Changes
Jul 16, 1981
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate
Nov 5, 1981
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 1, 1981

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