S. 1231 (105th): United States Fire Administration Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1998 and 1999

A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1998 and 1999 for the United States Fire Administration, and for other purposes.



Sep 26, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998


Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 20, 1997

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 20, 1997.


Pub.L. 105-108


William “Bill” Frist

Senator from Tennessee



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Last Updated: Nov 9, 1997
Length: 4 pages


Sep 26, 1997

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Oct 8, 1997
Reported by Committee

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Nov 4, 1997
Passed Senate

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Nov 9, 1997
Passed House

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Nov 20, 1997
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1231 (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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