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S. 985 (96th): A bill to amend the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act.

Sponsor and status

Introduced:

Apr 23, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 13, 1980

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 13, 1980.

Law:

Pub.L. 96-438

Sponsor:

Herman Talmadge

Senator for Georgia

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 13, 1980

History

Apr 23, 1979
 
Introduced

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May 15, 1979
 
Ordered Reported

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May 23, 1979
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Oct 24, 1979
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

Dec 14, 1979
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Oct 13, 1980
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Oct 13, 1980
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

S. 985 (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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