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H.R. 12261 (94th): A bill to extend the period during which the Council of the District of Columbia is prohibited from revising the criminal laws of the District.

Sponsor and status

Introduced:

Mar 3, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 7, 1976

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 7, 1976.

Law:

Pub.L. 94-402

Sponsor:

Charles Diggs Jr.

Representative for Michigan's 13th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 7, 1976

History

Mar 3, 1976
 
Introduced

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Aug 23, 1976
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Aug 24, 1976
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Sep 7, 1976
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 12261 (94th) 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 94th Congress, which met from Jan 14, 1975 to Oct 1, 1976. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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