Vote — Feb 11, 2016 4:55 p.m.
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Mar 18, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986
This bill was introduced on April 4, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Arizona
A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1986 for the Armed Forces, for procurement, for research, development, test, and evaluation, for operation and maintenance, and for working capital funds, to prescribe personnel strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 674”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 674 — 99th Congress: Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1986. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/s674
“S. 674 — 99th Congress: Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1986.” www.GovTrack.us. 1985. February 11, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/s674>
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