Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 31st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 14, 1998
Length: 2 pages
105th Congress (1997–1998)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 29, 1998
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 29, 1998.
Feb 4, 1998
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 16, 1998
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Jul 14, 1998
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.
Jul 29, 1998
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 3156 (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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3156. This is the one from the 105th Congress.
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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“H.R. 3156 — 105th Congress: To present a congressional gold medal to Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela.” www.GovTrack.us. 1998. December 4, 2020 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr3156>
To present a congressional gold medal to Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, Pub. L. No. 105-215, H.R. 3156, 105th Cong. (1998).
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