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H.R. 2479 (96th): Taiwan Relations Act


About the bill

Source: Wikipedia

The Taiwan Relations Act (TRA; Pub.L. 96–8, 93 Stat. 14, enacted April 10, 1979; H.R. 2479) is an act of the United States Congress. Since the recognition of the People's Republic of China, the Act has defined the officially substantial but non-diplomatic relations between the people of the United States and the people on Taiwan.

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Sponsor and status

Introduced
Feb 28, 1979
96th Congress (1979–1980)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 10, 1979

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 10, 1979.

Law
Pub.L. 96-8
Sponsor

Clement Zablocki

Representative for Wisconsin's 4th congressional district

Democrat

Text

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Last Updated: Apr 10, 1979

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History

Feb 28, 1979
 
Introduced

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

Mar 13, 1979
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Mar 14, 1979
 
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 10, 1979
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Apr 10, 1979
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.R. 2479 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2479. This is the one from the 96th Congress.

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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