A bill to extend the pilot program for volunteer groups to obtain criminal history background checks.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Delaware. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 15, 2008
Length: 1 page
110th Congress (2007–2009)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 30, 2008
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 30, 2008.
1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 13, 2008
Jun 26, 2008
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Jun 26, 2008
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.
Jul 14, 2008
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.
Jul 30, 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
S. 3218 (110th) 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. 3218. This is the one from the 110th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Criminal History Background Checks Pilot Extension Act of 2008, Pub. L. No. 110-296, S. 3218, 110th Cong..
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