H.R. 4417 (100th): A bill to authorize appropriations to the Secretary of Commerce for the programs of the National Bureau of Standards for fiscal year 1989, and for other purposes.


Apr 20, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 24, 1988

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 24, 1988.


Pub.L. 100-519


Douglas Walgren

Representative for Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 24, 1988

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Apr 20, 1988

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May 5, 1988
Reported by Committee

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Sep 26, 1988
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 5, 1988
Passed Senate

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Oct 24, 1988
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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