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H.R.3547: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about economics and public finance
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Sponsor Lamar Smith, R-Texas
Total Cosponsors 3 (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced Nov. 20, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 17, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since the House agreed to the Senate amendment with an amendment on January 15, 2014. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014 - (Sec. 5) Makes appropriations for FY2014.

(Sec. 6) Declares that each amount designated in this Act for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act) shall be available (or rescinded, if applicable) only if the President subsequently so designates all such amounts and transmits the designations to Congress.

(Sec. 7) Declares that if, for FY2014, new budget authority provided in appropriation Acts exceeds the discretionary spending limit for any category set forth in the sequestration requirements of the Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act due to estimating differences with the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), an adjustment to the discretionary sp...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 17, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-76.
Jan. 17, 2014 Signed by President.
Jan. 17, 2014 Presented to President.
Jan. 17, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Jan. 16, 2014 Pursuant to the provisions of H. Con. Res. 74, enrollment corrections on H.R. 3547 have been made.
Jan. 16, 2014

Senate concurred in the House amendment to the Senate amendment Yea-Nay Vote. 72 - 26. Record Vote Number: 13. (consideration: CR S425)

Jan. 16, 2014 Motion by Senator Reid to refer to Senate Committee on Appropriations the House message to accompany the bill with instructions to report back forthwith with amendment SA 2657 rendered moot when cloture was invoked on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment in Senate. (consideration: CR S385)
Jan. 16, 2014 Motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment with amendment SA 2655 withdrawn. (consideration: CR S425)
Jan. 16, 2014

Cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 72 - 26. Record Vote Number: 12. (consideration: CR S424-425; text: CR S424-425)

Jan. 16, 2014 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S385-425)
Jan. 15, 2014 Motion by Senator Reid to refer to Senate Committee on Appropriations the House message to accompany the bill with instructions to report back forthwith with amendment SA 2657 made in Senate. (consideration: CR S360; text: CR S360)
Jan. 15, 2014 Motion by Senator Reid to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment with an amendment (SA 2655) made in Senate. (consideration: CR S360; text: CR S360)
Jan. 15, 2014 Cloture motion on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S360; text: CR S360)
Jan. 15, 2014 Motion by Senator Reid to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment made in Senate. (consideration: CR S360; text: CR S360)
Jan. 15, 2014 Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S360-361)
Jan. 15, 2014 Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate amendment.
Jan. 15, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Jan. 15, 2014

On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment to the title and agree to the Senate amendment to the text with an amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 359 - 67 (Roll No. 21).

Jan. 15, 2014 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H451-452)
Jan. 15, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to H.Res. 458, the House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Rogers (KY) motion to concur in the Senate amendment to the title and to concur in the Senate amendment to the text of H.R. 3547 with an amendment consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-32, as modified by section 6 of H. Res. 458, in lieu of the matter proposed to be inserted by the Senate.
Jan. 15, 2014 Mr. Rogers (KY) moved that the House agree with an amendment to the Senate amendments. (consideration: CR H255-452; text as House agreed to Senate amendment: CR H256-437)
Dec. 12, 2013 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Dec. 12, 2013 Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Unanimous Consent.
Dec. 12, 2013 Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S8750-8751)
Dec. 9, 2013 Received in the Senate, read twice.
Dec. 2, 2013

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 376 - 5 (Roll no. 612). (text: CR H7369)

Dec. 2, 2013 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H7373-7374)
Dec. 2, 2013 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Dec. 2, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3547.
Dec. 2, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7369-7371)
Dec. 2, 2013 Mr. Smith (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Nov. 20, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.