Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 22nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 8, 1998
Length: 4 pages
105th Congress (1997–1998)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 29, 1998 but was never passed by the Senate.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
4 Cosponsors (4 Republicans)
Statement of Administration Policy
Apr 23, 1998
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Apr 29, 1998
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 409 (105th).
Apr 29, 1998
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
H.R. 3717 (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. 3717. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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To prohibit the expenditure of Federal funds for the distribution of needles or syringes for the hypodermic injection of illegal drugs, H.R. 3717, 105th Cong. (1998).
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