S. 1 (104th): Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995

A bill to curb the practice of imposing unfunded Federal mandates on States and local governments; to strengthen the partnership between the Federal Government and State, local and tribal governments; to end the imposition, in the absence of full consideration by Congress, of Federal mandates on State, local, and tribal governments without adequate funding, in a manner that may displace other essential governmental priorities; and to ensure that the Federal Government pays the costs incurred by those governments in complying with certain requirements under Federal statutes and regulations; and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 4, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 22, 1995

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on March 22, 1995.

Law:

Pub.L. 104-4

Sponsor:

Dirk Kempthorne

Senator from Idaho

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 16, 1995
Length: 24 pages

History

Jan 4, 1995
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 4, 1995
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Referral Instructions in the Senate.

Jan 9, 1995
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jan 27, 1995
 
Passed Senate

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

Feb 1, 1995
 
Passed House

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 without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Feb 1, 1995
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Mar 15, 1995
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

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 Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The House must also approve the conference report.

Mar 16, 1995
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House

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

Mar 22, 1995
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1 (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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