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S. 489 (95th): An Act to authorize supplemental military assistance to Portugal for the fiscal year 1977, and for other purposes.


Sponsor and status

Introduced
Jan 28, 1977
95th Congress (1977–1978)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 30, 1977

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 30, 1977.

Law
Pub.L. 95-23
Sponsor

Edward Brooke III

Senator for Massachusetts

Republican

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Last Updated: Apr 30, 1977

Cosponsors

10 Cosponsors (6 Democrats, 4 Republicans)

Source

History

Jan 28, 1977
 
Introduced

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Mar 9, 1977
 
Ordered Reported

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Mar 15, 1977
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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Mar 22, 1977
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

Apr 6, 1977
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

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

Apr 6, 1977
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Apr 19, 1977
 
House Agreed to Changes

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

Apr 30, 1977
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 489 (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 S. 489. 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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