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H.R. 775 (106th): Y2K Act

To establish certain procedures for civil actions brought for damages relating to the failure of any device or system to process or otherwise deal with the transition from the year 1999 to the year 2000, and for other purposes.

Thomas “Tom” Davis III

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 11th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 2, 1999
Length: 20 pages
Introduced:

Feb 23, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 20, 1999

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 20, 1999.

Law:

Pub.L. 106-37

History

Feb 23, 1999
 
Introduced

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May 4, 1999
 
Ordered Reported

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May 11, 1999
 
Text Published

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May 12, 1999
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Jun 15, 1999
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Jul 1, 1999
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House (Senate next)

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

Jul 1, 1999
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jul 20, 1999
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 775 (106th) 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 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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