H.R. 409 (105th): To amend title 10, United States Code, to restore the provisions of chapter 76 of that title (relating to missing persons) as in effect before the amendments made by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997.


Jan 9, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 9, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Benjamin Gilman

Representative for New York's 20th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 9, 1997
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1/9/1997--Introduced.Restores Federal armed forces provisions relating to the status of missing persons as in effect before amendments made by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997. Read more >

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Jan 9, 1997

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100 cosponsors (63R, 36D, 1I) (show)
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H.R. 1119 (Related)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 18, 1997

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