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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Related Bills

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H.Res. 209 (rule)

Last Action: Jun 24, 1987

S. 728 (Related)
A bill to improve the nutrition of the homeless, and for other purposes.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Apr 3, 1987

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 558” means this is a House of Representatives 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.


Jan 8, 1987
Reported by Committee
Feb 25, 1987
Passed House
Mar 5, 1987
Passed Senate with Changes
Apr 9, 1987
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate
Jun 27, 1987
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 22, 1987


111 cosponsors (99D, 12R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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