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H.R. 5284 (96th): District of Columbia Retirement Reform Act

A bill to establish an actuarially sound basis for financing retirement benefits for police officers, fire fighters, teachers, and judges of the District of Columbia and to make certain changes in such benefits.

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Sep 14, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 14, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ronald Dellums

Representative for California's 8th congressional district


See Instead:

H.R. 3939 (same title)
Passed House (Senate next) — Sep 24, 1979

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Sep 14, 1979

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H.R. 5284 (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.

This bill was introduced in the 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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