S. 2517 (96th): A bill to rename certain buildings of the Library of Congress.



Apr 1, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 13, 1980

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 13, 1980.


Pub.L. 96-269


Claiborne Pell

Senator from Rhode Island



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Last Updated: Jun 13, 1980


Apr 1, 1980

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May 7, 1980
Reported by Committee

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May 14, 1980
Passed Senate

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Jun 3, 1980
Passed House

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

Jun 13, 1980
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 2517 (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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