H.R. 3121 (104th): To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 and the Arms Export Control Act to make improvements to certain defense and security assistance provisions under those Acts, to authorize the transfer of naval vessels to certain foreign countries, and for other purposes.


Mar 20, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 21, 1996

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 21, 1996.


Pub.L. 104-164


Benjamin Gilman

Representative for New York's 20th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 9, 1996
Length: 22 pages

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Summary (CRS)

6/27/1996--Passed Senate amended.TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Defense and Security Assistance Chapter 1: Military and Related Assistance Chapter 2: International Military Education and Training Chapter 3: Antiterrorism Assistance Chapter 4: ... Read more >


Mar 20, 1996

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Apr 16, 1996
Reported by Committee

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Apr 16, 1996
Passed House

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Jun 26, 1996
Text Published

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Jun 27, 1996
Passed Senate with Changes

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Jul 9, 1996
House Agreed to Changes

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Jul 21, 1996
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3121”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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