A bill to clarify certain matters relating to Presidential succession.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Illinois. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 26, 1996
Length: 5 pages
104th Congress (1995–1996)
This bill was introduced on July 26, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Oct 8, 1994
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2562 (103rd).
Jul 26, 1996
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S. 1997 (104th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1997. This is the one from the 104th Congress.
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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