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H.R. 2612 (97th): African Development Bank Act

A bill to provide for continuing United States participation in the International Development Association, to provide for United States participation in the African Development Bank, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.


Mar 18, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 18, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jerry Patterson

Representative for California's 38th congressional district


See Instead:

S. 786 (same title)
Passed Senate (House next) — Apr 29, 1981

H.R. 3439 (same title)
Ordered Reported — May 6, 1981


Mar 18, 1981

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H.R. 2612 (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.

This bill was introduced in the 97th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1981 to Dec 23, 1982. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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