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


May 11, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 11, 1983

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


Pub.L. 98-115


Charles Price

Representative for Illinois's 21st congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 11, 1983

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

9/19/1983--Conference report filed in House.(Conference report filed in House, H. Rept. 98-359) Military Construction Authorization Act, 1984 - TitleI - ArmyAuthorizes the Secretary of the Army to acquire real property ... Read more >


May 11, 1983

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May 11, 1983
Reported by Committee

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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

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 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.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2972”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Related Bills

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H.R. 1816 (Related)
Military Construction Authorization Act, 1984

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 2, 1983

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

Enacted — Signed by the President
Sep 24, 1983

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