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Date State Bill No. Title Outcome
Dec. 7, 2017 National H J Res 123 Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 Bill Passed - House (235 - 193)
Oct. 26, 2017 National H Con Res 71 Establishing the Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2018 and Setting Forth the Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2019 through 2027 Bill Passed - House (216 - 212)
Oct. 25, 2017 National H Res 580 Providing for Consideration of the Senate Amendment to the Concurrent Resolution H. Con. Res. 71 Concurrence Vote Passed - House (233 - 188)
Oct. 24, 2017 National HR 2266 Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, 2017 Bill Passed - Senate (82 - 17)
Oct. 23, 2017 National HR 2266 Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, 2017 Cloture Invoked - Senate (79 - 16)
Oct. 19, 2017 National H Con Res 71 Establishing the Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2018 and Setting Forth the Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2019 through 2027 Bill Passed - Senate (51 - 49)
Oct. 12, 2017 National H Res 569 Providing for the Concurrence by the House in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2266, with an Amendment Resolution Passed - House (353 - 69)
Oct. 5, 2017 National H Con Res 71 Establishing the Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2018 and Setting Forth the Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2019 through 2027 Bill Passed - House (219 - 206)
Sept. 18, 2017 National HR 2810 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 Bill Passed - Senate (89 - 8)
Sept. 14, 2017 National HR 3354 Making Appropriations for the Department of the Interior, Environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, and for other purposes. Bill Passed - House (211 - 198)
Sept. 8, 2017 National HR 601 Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 and Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, 2017 Bill Passed - House (316 - 90)
Sept. 7, 2017 National HR 601 Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 and Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, 2017 Bill Passed - Senate (80 - 17)
Sept. 6, 2017 National H Res 502 Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2017 Bill Passed - House (419 - 3)
July 28, 2017 National HR 3180 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 Bill Passed - House (380 - 35)
July 14, 2017 National HR 2810 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 Bill Passed - House (344 - 81)
May 4, 2017 National HR 244 Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017 Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (79 - 18)
May 3, 2017 National HR 244 Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017 Concurrence Vote Passed - House (309 - 118)
Jan. 12, 2017 National S Con Res 3 A Concurrent Resolution Setting Forth the Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2017 and Setting Forth the Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2018 Through 2026 Joint Resolution Passed - Senate (51 - 48)
Date No. Title Outcome
12/07 H J Res 123 Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 Bill Passed - House (235 - 193)
10/26 H Con Res 71 Establishing the Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2018 and Setting Forth the Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2019 through 2027 Bill Passed - House (216 - 212)
10/25 H Res 580 Providing for Consideration of the Senate Amendment to the Concurrent Resolution H. Con. Res. 71 Concurrence Vote Passed - House (233 - 188)
10/24 HR 2266 Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, 2017 Bill Passed - Senate (82 - 17)
10/23 HR 2266 Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, 2017 Cloture Invoked - Senate (79 - 16)
10/19 H Con Res 71 Establishing the Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2018 and Setting Forth the Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2019 through 2027 Bill Passed - Senate (51 - 49)
10/12 H Res 569 Providing for the Concurrence by the House in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2266, with an Amendment Resolution Passed - House (353 - 69)
10/05 H Con Res 71 Establishing the Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2018 and Setting Forth the Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2019 through 2027 Bill Passed - House (219 - 206)
9/18 HR 2810 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 Bill Passed - Senate (89 - 8)
9/14 HR 3354 Making Appropriations for the Department of the Interior, Environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, and for other purposes. Bill Passed - House (211 - 198)
9/08 HR 601 Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 and Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, 2017 Bill Passed - House (316 - 90)
9/07 HR 601 Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 and Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, 2017 Bill Passed - Senate (80 - 17)
9/06 H Res 502 Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2017 Bill Passed - House (419 - 3)
7/28 HR 3180 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 Bill Passed - House (380 - 35)
7/14 HR 2810 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 Bill Passed - House (344 - 81)
5/04 HR 244 Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017 Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (79 - 18)
5/03 HR 244 Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017 Concurrence Vote Passed - House (309 - 118)
1/12 S Con Res 3 A Concurrent Resolution Setting Forth the Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2017 and Setting Forth the Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2018 Through 2026 Joint Resolution Passed - Senate (51 - 48)

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