S. 1647 (96th): Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians Act

A bill to establish a commission to gather facts to determine whether any wrong was committed against those American citizens and permanent resident aliens affected by Executive Order 9066, and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

Aug 2, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 31, 1980

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 31, 1980.

Law:

Pub.L. 96-317

Sponsor:

Daniel Inouye

Senator from Hawaii

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 31, 1980

History

Aug 2, 1979
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 15, 1980
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 22, 1980
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Jul 21, 1980
 
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

Jul 24, 1980
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jul 31, 1980
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1647 (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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