Bills passed by Congress this year

AP News
Posted: Aug 02, 2013 3:33 PM

Major bills passed by Congress so far this year:

— Disaster aid totaling $50.5 billion for victims of last fall's Superstorm Sandy.

— Expanded Violence Against Women Act.

— Omnibus spending legislation to keep the government going in routine operations.

— Student loan legislation to tie interest rates to the marketplace.