S. 3151 (95th): Department of Justice Appropriation Authorization Act


May 25, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978


Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 9, 1978

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 9, 1978.


Pub.L. 95-624


James Eastland

Senator from Mississippi



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Last Updated: Nov 9, 1978

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize appropriations for the purpose of carrying out the activities of the Department of Justice for fiscal year 1979, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 12005 (Related)
Department of Justice Appropriation Authorization Act

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 28, 1978

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The “S.” in “S. 3151” means this is a Senate 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.


May 25, 1978
Reported by Committee
May 25, 1978
Passed Senate
Jul 10, 1978
Passed House with Changes
Sep 28, 1978
Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 9, 1978


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