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H.R. 5199 (100th): A bill to make nonmailable any plant, fruit, vegetable, or other matter, the movement of which in interstate commerce has been prohibited or restricted by the Secretary of Agriculture in order to prevent the dissemination of dangerous plant diseases or pests, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Aug 10, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 31, 1988

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 31, 1988.

Law
Pub.L. 100-574
Sponsor

Anthony Coelho

Representative for California's 15th congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: Oct 31, 1988

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History

Aug 10, 1988
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Sep 14, 1988
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Oct 4, 1988
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Oct 12, 1988
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 31, 1988
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 5199 (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.

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

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