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S. 984 (96th): An act to provide the Secretary of Agriculture with authority to reduce marketing penalties for peanuts.


Sponsor and status

Introduced
Apr 23, 1979
96th Congress (1979–1980)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 7, 1979

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 7, 1979.

Law
Pub.L. 96-31
Sponsor

Herman Talmadge

Senator for Georgia

Democrat

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Last Updated: Jul 7, 1979

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History

Apr 23, 1979
 
Introduced

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May 4, 1979
 
Ordered Reported

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May 10, 1979
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Jun 25, 1979
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jul 7, 1979
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 984 (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. 984. 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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