Sponsor and status
96th Congress (1979–1980)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on August 26, 1980 but was never passed by the House.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
Senator for North Dakota
10 Cosponsors (7 Republicans, 3 Democrats)
Oct 30, 1979
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Aug 20, 1980
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.
Aug 26, 1980
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.
S. 1953 (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 S. 1953. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A bill to authorize the President of the United States to present on behalf of the Congress a specially struck medal to Louis L’Amour, S. 1953, 96th Cong. (1979).
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