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S. 743 (96th): Naturalization Processing Compensation Act of 1979

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A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize certain courts which have naturalization jurisdiction to retain up to $20,000 of the fees collected in naturalization proceedings held in such courts in any fiscal year.

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Sponsor and status

Mar 22, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 22, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Harrison Williams Jr.

Senator for New Jersey




Mar 22, 1979

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S. 743 (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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