A bill to implement the United Nations Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export, and Transfer of Ownership Cultural Property.
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95th Congress (1977–1978)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 17, 1977 but was never passed by the Senate.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
Representative for Illinois's 10th congressional district
Mar 28, 1977
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Oct 17, 1977
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Apr 3, 1979
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3403 (96th).
H.R. 5643 (95th) 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5643. This is the one from the 95th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act, H.R. 5643, 95th Cong. (1977).
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