Sponsor and status
96th Congress (1979–1980)
This bill was introduced on December 1, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Representative for California's 21st congressional district
Dec 1, 1980
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H.R. 8391 (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. 8391. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A bill to amend the Social Security Act to extend gratuitous wage credits to individuals who served in the United States Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II, and for other purposes, H.R. 8391, 96th Cong. (1980).
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