S. 3058 (96th): Foreign Service Act of 1980


Aug 22, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 22, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Frank Church

Senator from Idaho


See Instead:

H.R. 6790 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 17, 1980

About the bill

Full Title

An original bill to promote the foreign policy of the United States by strengthening and improving the Foreign Service of the United States, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/15/1980--Indefinitely postponed in Senate.(Measure indefinitely postponed in Senate, H. R. 6790 passed in lieu) Foreign Service Act of 1980 - =TitleI - The Foreign Service of the United States=Sets forth ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 22, 1980

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Aug 22, 1980
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3058”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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