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

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Jul 23, 1979

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Jul 30, 1979
Passed House

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Oct 18, 1979
Passed Senate with Changes

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Nov 27, 1979
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Nov 27, 1979
Text Published

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