H.R. 2068 (99th): Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1986 and 1987


Apr 17, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986


Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 16, 1985

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 16, 1985.


Pub.L. 99-93


Daniel Mica

Representative for Florida's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 16, 1985

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1986 and 1987 for the Department of State, the United States Information Agency, the Board of International Broadcasting, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/30/1985--Conference report filed in House.(Conference report filed in House, H. Rept. 99-240) Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1986 and 1987 - TitleI - Department of State:Authorizes appropriations for FY ... Read more >


Apr 17, 1985

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Apr 18, 1985
Reported by Committee

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May 9, 1985
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.

Jun 11, 1985
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.

Jul 31, 1985
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.

Aug 16, 1985
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Aug 16, 1985
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. 2068”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


9 cosponsors (6D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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S. 1003 (Related)
Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1986 and 1987

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Apr 2, 1985

H.R. 2279 (Related)
A bill to provide for the distribution within the United States of two USIA ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 30, 1985

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