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

Introduced:

Apr 17, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 16, 1985

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

Law:

Pub.L. 99-93

Sponsor:

Daniel Mica

Representative for Florida's 14th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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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.

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History

Apr 17, 1985
 
Introduced

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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

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.

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.

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

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Votes

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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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