A bill to provide a program of emergency unemployment compensation.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Feb 20, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 20, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Michigan's 17th congressional district
Feb 20, 1980
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 5, 1981
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 143 (97th).
H.R. 6540 (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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