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H.R. 2145 (96th): An Act for the relief of Florette Ivoree Gayle and Keisha Dajaran Karr.

Sponsor and status

Feb 13, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 22, 1980

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 22, 1980.

Pvt.L. 96-103

Parren Mitchell

Representative for Maryland's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 22, 1980



Feb 13, 1979

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Dec 3, 1980
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Dec 12, 1980
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.

Dec 22, 1980
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2145 (96th) 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 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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