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S. 2651 (105th): Save the Surplus Act of 1998

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A bill to provide for a Presidential Budget in the Fiscal Year 2000 with Spending Reductions that will offset the emergency spending for Fiscal Year 1999.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Duncan “Lauch” Faircloth

Sponsor. Senator for North Carolina. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 21, 1998
Length: 2 pages
Oct 21, 1998
105th Congress (1997–1998)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 21, 1998, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).



Oct 21, 1998

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Oct 21, 1998
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Referral Instructions in the Senate.

S. 2651 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2651. This is the one from the 105th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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