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H.R. 3915 (96th): A bill to amend Title IV of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to postpone for 10 months the date on which the corporation must pay benefits under terminated multi-employer plans.

Sponsor and status

May 3, 1979
96th Congress (1979–1980)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 19, 1979

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 19, 1979.

Pub.L. 96-24

Frank Thompson Jr.

Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 19, 1979


3 Cosponsors (2 Republicans, 1 Democrat)



May 3, 1979

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Jun 4, 1979
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Jun 6, 1979
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.

Jun 19, 1979
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 3915 (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. 3915. 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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