H.R. 2972 (98th): Military Construction Authorization Act, 1984

A bill to authorize certain construction at military installations for fiscal year 1984, and for other purposes.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an authorization bill, which directs how federal funds should or should not be used. (It does not set overall spending limits, however, which are the subject of appropriations bills.) Authorizations are typically made for single fiscal years (October 1 through September 30 of the next year) but are often renewed in subsequent law.

Overview

Introduced:

May 11, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 11, 1983

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 11, 1983.

Law:

Pub.L. 98-115

Sponsor:

Charles Price

Representative for Illinois's 21st congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 11, 1983

History

May 11, 1983
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 11, 1983
 
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.

Jun 21, 1983
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 26, 1983
 
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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 27, 1983
 
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.

Oct 11, 1983
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Oct 11, 1983
 
Text Published

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

H.R. 2972 (98th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 98th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1983 to Oct 12, 1984. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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