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H.R. 1585 (105th): Stamp Out Breast Cancer Act


To allow postal patrons to contribute to funding for breast cancer research through the voluntary purchase of certain specially issued United States postage stamps.

Sponsor and status

Susan Molinari

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 13th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 24, 1997
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
May 13, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 13, 1997

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 13, 1997.

Law
Pub.L. 105-41
Source

History

May 13, 1997
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jul 22, 1997
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Jul 24, 1997
 
Passed Senate

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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 13, 1997
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1585 (105th) 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 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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