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H.R. 4627 (96th): An act to authorize the enlistment of citizens of the Northern Mariana Islands in the Armed Forces of the United States of America.


Sponsor and status

Introduced
Jun 26, 1979
96th Congress (1979–1980)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 15, 1980

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 15, 1980.

Law
Pub.L. 96-351
Sponsor

Antonio Won Pat

Representative for Guam

Democrat

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Last Updated: Sep 15, 1980

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History

Jun 26, 1979
 
Introduced

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Oct 15, 1979
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Jul 25, 1980
 
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.

Aug 28, 1980
 
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.

Sep 15, 1980
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 4627 (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. 4627. 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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