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S. 1236 (96th): State and Local Government Accounting and Financial Reporting Standards Act of 1979

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A bill to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to establish a Council on State and Local Government Accounting and Financial Reporting Standards, and to establish an Institute for State and Local Government Accounting and Financial Reporting Standards, in order to ensure the availability of nationally recognized accounting and financial reporting standards for State and local governments.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
May 23, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 23, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor

Harrison Williams Jr.

Senator for New Jersey

Democrat

Source

History

May 23, 1979
 
Introduced

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S. 1236 (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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