H.R. 4655 (105th): Iraq Liberation Act of 1998

Introduced:

Sep 29, 1998
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 31, 1998

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 31, 1998.

Law:

Pub.L. 105-338

Sponsor:

Benjamin Gilman

Representative for New York's 20th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 7, 1998
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To establish a program to support a transition to democracy in Iraq.

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History

Sep 29, 1998
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 2, 1998
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Oct 5, 1998
 
Passed House

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

Oct 7, 1998
 
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.

Oct 31, 1998
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This page is about 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.

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