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H.R. 3448 (104th): Small Business Job Protection Act of 1996


To provide tax relief for small businesses, to protect jobs, to create opportunities, to increase the take home pay of workers, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Bill Archer

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

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Last Updated: Aug 2, 1996
Length: 176 pages
Introduced
May 14, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 20, 1996

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 20, 1996.

Law
Pub.L. 104-188
Source

History

May 14, 1996
 
Introduced

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May 14, 1996
 
Ordered Reported

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May 22, 1996
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Jun 18, 1996
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

Jul 9, 1996
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Aug 2, 1996
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House (Senate next)

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

Aug 2, 1996
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Aug 20, 1996
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 3448 (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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