S. 1887 (104th): Federal Courts Improvement Act of 1996

Introduced:

Jun 19, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 19, 1996

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 19, 1996.

Law:

Pub.L. 104-317

Sponsor:

Charles “Chuck” Grassley

Senator from Iowa

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 4, 1996
Length: 15 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to make improvements in the operation and administration of the Federal courts, and for other purposes.

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History

Jun 19, 1996
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 25, 1996
 
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.

Oct 3, 1996
 
Passed Senate

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

Oct 4, 1996
 
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.

Oct 19, 1996
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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