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97th Congress (1981–1982)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 1, 1982
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 1, 1982.
Representative for New York's 7th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 1, 1982
Feb 3, 1981
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 18, 1982
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
May 26, 1982
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Jun 1, 1982
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 1608 (97th) 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 H.R. 1608. This is the one from the 97th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 97th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1981 to Dec 23, 1982. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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An act for the relief of Mrs. Frieda Simonson, Pvt. L. No. 97-23, H.R. 1608, 97th Cong. (1982).
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