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H.R. 3136 (104th): Contract with America Advancement Act of 1996

About the bill

###Contract with America Advancement Act of 1996. 3/28/1996--Passed House amended.

  • Title I: Social Security Earnings Limitation Amendments
  • Title II: Small Business Regulatory Fairness
  • Subtitle A: Regulatory Compliance Simplification
  • Subtitle B: Regulatory Enforcement Reforms
  • Subtitle C: Equal Access to Justice Act Amendments
  • Subtitle D: Regulatory Flexibility Act Amendments
  • Subtitle E: Congressional Review
  • Title III: Public Debt Limit

###Title II: Small Business Regulatory Fairness - Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996 - Subtitle E: Congressional Review

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Sponsor and status

Bill Archer

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 7th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 28, 1996
Length: 74 pages
Mar 21, 1996
104th Congress (1995–1996)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 29, 1996

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on March 29, 1996.

Pub.L. 104-121


Mar 21, 1996

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Mar 28, 1996
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Mar 28, 1996
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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 29, 1996
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 3136 (104th) 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. 3136. This is the one from the 104th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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