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H.R. 4591 (97th): A bill to amend the mineral leasing laws of the United States to provide for uniform treatment of certain receipts under such laws, and for other purposes.


Sponsor and status

Introduced
Sep 24, 1981
97th Congress (1981–1982)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 17, 1981

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 17, 1981.

Law
Pub.L. 97-94
Sponsor

John Hammerschmidt

Representative for Arkansas's 3rd congressional district

Republican

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History

Sep 24, 1981
 
Introduced

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Oct 22, 1981
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 4, 1981
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 1, 1981
 
Passed Senate

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.

Dec 17, 1981
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 4591 (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. 4591. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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