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Jun 10, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976
Passed House & Senate on Oct 1, 1976
This bill was passed by Congress on October 1, 1976 but was not enacted before the end of its Congressional session. (It is possible this bill is waiting for the signature of the President.)
Senator from Nebraska
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 21, 1976
A bill to define the jurisdiction of U.S. courts in suits against foreign states, the circumstances in which foreign states are immune from suit and in which execution may not be levied on their property.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3553”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 3553 — 94th Congress: Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/94/s3553
“S. 3553 — 94th Congress: Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1976. February 9, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/94/s3553>
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