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H.R. 3748 (100th): Targeted Revenue Assistance to Fiscally Distressed Local Governments Act

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A bill to establish a program to assist fiscally distressed local governments in the provision of essential services, and for other purposes.

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Dec 11, 1987
100th Congress (1987–1988)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 11, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


Charles Dowdy

Representative for Mississippi's 4th congressional district




Dec 11, 1987

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H.R. 3748 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3748. This is the one from the 100th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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