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Last Action: This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 30, 2015.
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.
Senator from Tennessee
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Last Updated: Nov 9, 1997
Length: 4 pages
A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1998 and 1999 for the United States Fire Administration, and for other purposes.
9/26/1997--Introduced.United States Fire Administration Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1998 and 1999 - Amends the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974 to authorize appropriations for FY 1998 and ... Read more >
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The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
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 voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1231”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1231 — 105th Congress: United States Fire Administration Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1998 and 1999. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/s1231
“S. 1231 — 105th Congress: United States Fire Administration Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1998 and 1999.” www.GovTrack.us. 1997. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/s1231>
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