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Jul 25, 1980
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S. 2974 (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. 2974. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A bill to amend section 5137 of the Revised Statutes, S. 2974, 96th Cong. (1980).
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