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Companion Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2937 (104th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 1561 (104th).
S. 1561 (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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