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S. 777 (106th): Freedom to E-File Act

An act to require the Secretary of Agriculture to establish an electronic filing and retrieval system to enable farmers and other persons to file paperwork electronically with selected agencies of the Department of Agriculture and to access public information regarding the programs administered by these agencies.

Sponsor and status

Peter Fitzgerald

Sponsor. Senator for Illinois. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 7, 2000
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Apr 13, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 20, 2000

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 20, 2000.

Law
Pub.L. 106-222
Source

History

Apr 13, 1999
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Nov 4, 1999
 
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.

Apr 10, 2000
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

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

May 18, 2000
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate with an Amendment.

Jun 6, 2000
 
House Agreed to Changes

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 without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 20, 2000
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 777 (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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