H.R. 558 (100th): Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act


Jan 8, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 22, 1987

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 22, 1987.


Pub.L. 100-77


Thomas Foley

Representative for Washington's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 22, 1987

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide urgently needed assistance to protect and improve the lives and safety of the homeless, with special emphasis on families and children.

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Jan 8, 1987

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 25, 1987
Reported by Committee

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

Mar 5, 1987
Passed House

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

Apr 9, 1987
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 27, 1987
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The House must also approve the conference report.

Jul 22, 1987
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Jul 22, 1987
Text Published

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