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Last Action: This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 30, 2015.
Aug 4, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982
This bill was introduced on August 4, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district
A bill to permit courts of the United States to establish the order of hearing for certain civil matters, and for other purposes.
8/4/1981--Introduced.Federal Courts Civil Priorities Act - Empowers United States courts to determine the order in which civil actions shall be heard and determined. Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3256 (98th).
Reintroduced Bill — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5645 (98th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4396”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Last Action: Sep 11, 1984
Last Action: Sep 20, 1982
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4396 — 97th Congress: Federal Courts Civil Priorities Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr4396
“H.R. 4396 — 97th Congress: Federal Courts Civil Priorities Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1981. October 13, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr4396>
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