|Full Name:||William Jefferson 'Bill' Clinton|
|Family:||Wife: Hillary; 1 Child: Chelsea|
|Birth Place:||Hope, AR|
|Home City:||Little Rock, AR|
|Date||Bill No.||Bill Title||Outcome||Vote|
|Sept. 20, 1998||HR 4059||Military Construction FY99 Appropriations bill||Signed - Executive
|Nov. 18, 1997||HR 1119||Defense Department FY98-99 Authorization bill||Signed - Executive
|Sept. 23, 1996||HR 3230||National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997||Signed - Executive
|Feb. 10, 1996||S 1124||Authorization bill FY96, Defense Department||Signed - Executive
|Nov. 11, 1993||HR 3116||Defense Fiscal Year 1994 Appropriations Bill||Signed - Executive
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