H.R. 2715 (104th): Paperwork Elimination Act of 1996

Introduced:

Dec 5, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 24, 1996 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Peter Torkildsen

Representative for Massachusetts's 6th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 25, 1996
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend chapter 35 of title 44, United States Code, popularly known as the Paperwork Reduction Act, to minimize the burden of Federal paperwork demands upon small businesses, educational and nonprofit institutions, Federal contractors, State and local governments, and other persons through the sponsorship and use of alternative information technologies.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Dec 5, 1995
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 29, 1996
 
Reported by Committee

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Apr 24, 1996
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

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