Sponsor and status
Apr 26, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 15, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator for Kentucky
Apr 26, 1979
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May 15, 1979
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
S. 1020 (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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