S. 1160 (99th): Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1986


May 16, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986


Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 8, 1985

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 8, 1985.


Pub.L. 99-145


Barry Goldwater

Senator from Arizona



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Last Updated: Nov 8, 1985

About the bill

Full Title

An original bill to authorize appropriations for the military functions of the Department of Defense and to prescribe personnel levels for the Department of Defense for fiscal year 1986, to authorize certain construction at military installations for such fiscal year, to authorize appropriations for the Department of Energy for national security programs for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 1872 (Related)
Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1986

Passed House
Last Action: Jun 27, 1985

S. 1042 (Related)
Military Construction Authorization Act, 1986

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 3, 1985

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 1160” means this is a Senate 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.


Reported by Committee
May 15, 1985
May 16, 1985
Passed Senate
Jun 5, 1985
Passed House with Changes
Jun 27, 1985
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate
Jul 30, 1985
Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 8, 1985


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