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H.R. 3637 (96th): International Coffee Agreement Act of 1979

A bill to carry out the obligations of the United States under the International Coffee Agreement 1976, signed at New York on February 27, 1976 and entered into force for the United States on October 1, 1976 and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Apr 10, 1979
96th Congress (1979–1980)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 24, 1980

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 24, 1980.

Pub.L. 96-599

Charles Vanik

Representative for Ohio's 22nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 24, 1980



Apr 10, 1979

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

Dec 2, 1980
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Dec 15, 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 24, 1980
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 3637 (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. 3637. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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