Public Law 115-56: Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018

By | January 9, 2018
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Increases the US commitment to literacy development overseas; incorporates a debt ceiling increase; provides for continuing appropriations (government spending) for 2017 and 2018.

Official Summary

Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by President
Became Public Law


S.Amdt. 743:

S.Amdt. 808:


Original sponsor: Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17]

Cosponsors: Rep. Reichert, David G. [R-WA-8], Rep. Donovan, Daniel M., Jr. [R-NY-11], Rep. Royce, Edward R. [R-CA-39], Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16], Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9], Rep. Dent, Charles W. [R-PA-15], Rep. Granger, Kay [R-TX-12], Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-27], Rep. McCaul, Michael T. [R-TX-10]


Passed House by voice vote.

Passed Senate by voice vote.

Senate agreed to House amendment:

House agreed to Senate amendments:

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