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H.R. 3709 (102nd): To waive the period of Congressional review for certain District of Columbia acts and to permit the Council of the District of Columbia to enact laws relating to attorneys and the representation of indigents in criminal cases.

Sponsor and status

Nov 5, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 10, 1991

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 10, 1991.

Pub.L. 102-205

Ronald Dellums

Representative for California's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 10, 1991



Nov 5, 1991

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Nov 7, 1991
Ordered Reported

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Nov 12, 1991
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.

Nov 26, 1991
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.

Dec 10, 1991
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 3709 (102nd) 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 102nd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1991 to Oct 9, 1992. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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