Sponsor and status
Mar 26, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 26, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator for West Virginia
Feb 24, 1978
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2581 (95th).
Mar 26, 1979
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S. 761 (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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