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H.R.83: Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about energy
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Sponsor Donna M.C. Christensen, D-Virgin Islands
Total Cosponsors 4 (3 Democrats, 1 Independent)
Introduced Jan. 3, 2013
Latest Major Action Dec. 16, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
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  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since the House agreed with an amendment to the Senate amendment on December 11, 2014. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Highlights:

The Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 provides appropriations for most of the federal government through the end of FY2015 and continuing appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security through February 27, 2015.

The Act includes eleven of the twelve regular appropriations bills. Compared to FY2014 levels, the Act increases total funding for seven bills and decreases funding for four bills.

The Act increases total funding above FY2014 levels for:

  • Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015;
  • Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015;
  • Department of Labor, Health, and Human Services, and Education, ...

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 16, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-235.
Dec. 16, 2014 Signed by President.
Dec. 16, 2014 Presented to President.
Dec. 15, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Dec. 15, 2014 Pursuant to the provisions of H. Con. Res. 122, enrollment corrections on H.R. 83 have been made.
Dec. 13, 2014

Senate agreed to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 83 by Yea-Nay Vote. 56 - 40. Record Vote Number: 354. (consideration: CR S6813-6814)

Dec. 13, 2014 Motion by Senator Reid to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment with an amendment (SA4100) withdrawn in Senate.
Dec. 13, 2014

By a decision of the Senate the point of order that the measure violates the Constitution re: the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment was not well taken by Yea-Nay Vote. 22 - 74. Record Vote Number: 353.

Dec. 13, 2014 Point of order (Cruz Constitutional point of order against the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 83) raised in Senate.
Dec. 13, 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 4102 fell when cloture invoked on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment in Senate. (consideration: CR S6796; text: CR S6796)
Dec. 13, 2014

Cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 77 - 19. Record Vote Number: 352. (consideration: CR S6809-6810; text: CR S6809)

Dec. 13, 2014 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S6796-6797, S6809-6814)
Dec. 12, 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 SA4102 made in Senate. (consideration: CR S6741)
Dec. 12, 2014 Motion by Senator Reid to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment with an amendment (SA 4100) made in Senate. (consideration: CR S6741)
Dec. 12, 2014 Cloture motion on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S6741; text: CR S6741)
Dec. 12, 2014 Motion by Senator Reid to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment made in Senate. (consideration: CR S6740-6741; text: CR S6741)
Dec. 12, 2014 Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S6740-6767)
Dec. 11, 2014 Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate amendment.
Dec. 11, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Dec. 11, 2014

On motion that the House agree with an amendment to the Senate amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 219 - 206 (Roll No. 563). (text as House agreed to Senate amendment with an amendment: CR H9076-9273)

Dec. 11, 2014 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H9290)
Dec. 11, 2014 The House resumed with the motion to agree in the Senate amendment to H.R. 83, with an amendment. (consideration: CR H9284-9290)
Dec. 11, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 776, the House proceeded with 10 and 1/2 minutes of debate on the motion to agree in the Senate amendment to H.R. 83, with an amendment.
Dec. 11, 2014 Pursuant to clause 1(c) of rule 19, further proceedings on H.R. 83 resumed.
Dec. 11, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - The Chair announced that pursuant to clause 1(c) of rule 19, further proceedings on H.R. 83 would be postponed until a time to be announced.
Dec. 11, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 776, the House proceeded with 80 minutes of debate on the motion to agree in the Senate amendment to H.R. 83, with an amendment consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-59, as modified by the amendment printed in House Report 113-655.
Dec. 11, 2014 Mr. Rogers (KY) moved that the House agree with an amendment to the Senate amendment. (consideration: CR H9076-9284; text of Senate amendment: CR H9076)
Dec. 11, 2014 Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 776, Mr. Rogers (KY) called up H.R. 83 from the Speaker's table with the Senate amendment thereto, and was recognized for a motion.
Sept. 19, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Sept. 18, 2014 Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
Sept. 18, 2014 Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S5861-5862)
Sept. 16, 2014 Received in the Senate, read twice.
Sept. 15, 2014 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 15, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 15, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H7462)
Sept. 15, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 83.
Sept. 15, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7462-7464)
Sept. 15, 2014 Mr. Whitfield moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
June 19, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 359.
June 19, 2014 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 113-483.
July 17, 2013 Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
July 17, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 16, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 11, 2013 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee .
July 11, 2013 Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 10, 2013 Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Jan. 4, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.
Jan. 3, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.