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

The Iraq Liberation Act of 1998 is a United States Congressional statement of policy stating that "It should be the policy of the United States to support efforts to remove the regime headed by Saddam Hussein from power in Iraq..." It was signed into law by President Bill Clinton, and states that it is the policy of the United States ... Continue reading »
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Overview

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

History

Sep 29, 1998
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Oct 2, 1998
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue 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 (Senate next)

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.

H.R. 4655 (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.

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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