S. 1494 (104th): Housing Opportunity Program Extension Act of 1996


Dec 21, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996


Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 28, 1996

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on March 28, 1996.


Pub.L. 104-120


Alfonse D'Amato

Senator from New York



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Last Updated: Mar 12, 1996
Length: 13 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide an extension for fiscal year 1996 for certain programs administered by the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and the Secretary of Agriculture, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/27/1996--Passed House amended.Housing Opportunity Program Extension Act of 1996 - Extends through FY 1996 section 8 (United States Housing Act of 1937) contract assistance authority for one-year renewals at current ... Read more >


Dec 21, 1995

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 24, 1996
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Feb 27, 1996
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 12, 1996
Senate Agreed to Changes

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 Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 28, 1996
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1494”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (6R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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