S. 2979 (96th): A bill to amend the Railroad Retirement Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to assure sufficient resources to pay current and future benefits and to extend certain cost-of-living increases.

Overview

Introduced:

Jul 25, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 25, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Howard Metzenbaum

Senator from Ohio

Democrat

History

Jul 25, 1980
 
Introduced

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S. 2979 (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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