Sponsor and status
101st Congress (1989–1990)
This bill was introduced on June 6, 1990, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
Representative for Michigan's 2nd congressional district
3 Cosponsors (2 Republicans, 1 Democrat)
Jun 6, 1990
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Feb 28, 1991
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1174 (102nd).
H.R. 4970 (101st) 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4970. This is the one from the 101st Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 101st Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1989 to Oct 28, 1990. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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To repeal the Newspaper Preservation Act, H.R. 4970, 101st Cong. (1990).
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