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Sep 29, 1998
105th Congress, 1997–1998
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 31, 1998
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 31, 1998.
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Last Updated: Oct 7, 1998
Length: 4 pages
To establish a program to support a transition to democracy in Iraq.
Iraq Liberation Act of 1998 - Declares that it should be the policy of the United States to seek to remove the Saddam Hussein regime from power in Iraq and ... Read more >
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Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4655”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4655 — 105th Congress: Iraq Liberation Act of 1998. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr4655
“H.R. 4655 — 105th Congress: Iraq Liberation Act of 1998.” www.GovTrack.us. 1998. November 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr4655>
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