H.R. 2969 (98th): Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1984


May 11, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 27, 1983 but was never passed by the Senate.


Charles Price

Representative for Illinois's 21st congressional district


See Instead:

S. 675 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Sep 24, 1983

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1984 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.

Summary (CRS)

7/27/1983--Passed House amended.(Measure passed House, amended, roll call #275 (305-114)) Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1984 - TitleI - ProcurementAuthorizes appropriations for FY 1984 for procurement by the Army of ... Read more >

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May 11, 1983

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May 11, 1983
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Jul 27, 1983
Passed House

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1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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Jul 26, 1983 midnight
unknown 305/114

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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S. 675 (Related)
Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1984

Enacted — Signed by the President
Sep 24, 1983

H.Res. 197 (rule)

Last Action: May 17, 1983

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