S. 1316 (105th): Department of Commerce Dismantling Act


Oct 24, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 24, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Spencer Abraham

Senator from Michigan



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Last Updated: Oct 24, 1997
Length: 150 pages

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Full Title

A bill to dismantle the Department of Commerce.

Summary (CRS)

TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Abolishment of Department of Commerce Title II: Disposition of Programs, Functions, and Agencies of Department of Commerce Title III: Establishment of United States Trade Administration ... Read more >

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Oct 24, 1997

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1316”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (8R) (show)
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H.R. 2667 (Related)
Department of Commerce Dismantling Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 9, 1997

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