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H.R. 812 (100th): Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Improvement Act of 1987

A bill to amend the Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980 to establish a National Quality Improvement Award, with the objective of encouraging American business and other organizations to practice effective quality control in the provision of their goods and services.

Sponsor and status


Jan 28, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988


Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 20, 1987

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 20, 1987.


Pub.L. 100-107


Douglas Walgren

Representative for Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 20, 1987


Jan 28, 1987

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May 13, 1987
Ordered Reported

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Jun 8, 1987
Passed House (Senate next)

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.

Aug 5, 1987
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

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.

Aug 20, 1987
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Aug 20, 1987
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.R. 812 (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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