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S. 21: A bill to extend the period of the temporary authority to extend contracts and leases under the ARMS Initiative.

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Joni Ernst

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Iowa. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 22, 2021
Length: 2 pages
Jan 22, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Jan 22, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 22, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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Jan 22, 2021

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S. 21 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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