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H.R. 6031 (115th): PRINT Act

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Sponsor and status

Kristi Noem

Sponsor. Representative for South Dakota At Large. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 7, 2018
Length: 5 pages

Jun 7, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 7, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jun 7, 2018

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H.R. 6031 (115th) 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 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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