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

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 ... Continue reading »



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


Bill Archer

Representative for Texas's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 28, 1996
Length: 29 pages


Mar 21, 1996

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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.

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

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