Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for New Jersey. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 24, 1998
Length: 2 pages
Jun 27, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 9, 1998
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on March 9, 1998.
Jun 27, 1997
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Oct 9, 1997
Passed Senate (House next)
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.
Feb 24, 1998
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.
Mar 9, 1998
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
S. 985 (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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A bill to designate the post office located at 194 Ward Street in Patterson, New Jersey, as the “Larry Doby Post Office”, Pub. L. No. 105-162, S. 985, 105th Cong. (1998).
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