H.R. 4930 (96th): A bill making appropriations for the Department of the Interior and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1980, and for other purposes.


Jul 23, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980


Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 27, 1979

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 27, 1979.


Pub.L. 96-126


Sidney Yates

Representative for Illinois's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 27, 1979

About the bill

Summary (CRS)

(House agreed to conference report, roll call #647 (271-46)) =TitleI - Department of the Interior=Makes appropriations for fiscal year 1980 within the Department of the Interior for:(1) the Bureau of ... Read more >


Jul 23, 1979

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 30, 1979
Passed House

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

Oct 18, 1979
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Nov 27, 1979
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Nov 27, 1979
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4930”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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