S. 3139 (102nd): Defense Conversion and Transition Assistance Act of 1992


Aug 6, 1992
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on September 19, 1992 but was never passed by the House.


Samuel Nunn

Senator from Georgia


About the bill

Full Title

An original bill to improve the defense economic diversification, conversion, and stabilization activities of the Department of Defense; to authorize transition assistance for members of the Armed Forces adversely affected by reductions in Federal Government spending for national security functions; to clarify and improve the policies and programs of the Department of Defense concerning the national defense technology and industrial base, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/19/1992--Passed Senate amended.Defense Conversion and Transition Assistance Act of 1992 - TitleIII (SIC) - Operation and MaintenanceSubtitleC - Defense Economic Diversification, Conversion, and StabilizationAmends the Defense Economic Diversification, Conversion, and ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 24, 1992
Reported by Committee

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Aug 6, 1992

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 19, 1992
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3139”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 5006 (Related)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 23, 1992

S. 3114 (Related)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993

Passed Senate
Last Action: Sep 19, 1992

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