S. 1698: Treatment of Certain Payments in Eugenics Compensation Act

A bill to exclude payments from State eugenics compensation programs from consideration in determining eligibility for, or the amount of, Federal public benefits.



Jun 25, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 7, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 7, 2016.


Pub.L. 114-241


Thom Tillis

Junior Senator from North Carolina



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Last Updated: Sep 30, 2016
Length: 2 pages


Jun 25, 2015

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Jul 7, 2015
Reported by Committee

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Nov 30, 2015
Passed Senate

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 9, 2016
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by House Committee.

Sep 23, 2016
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Sep 27, 2016
Passed House

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Oct 7, 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1698 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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