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97th Congress (1981–1982)
This bill was introduced on December 16, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
Representative for Kansas's 2nd congressional district
18 Cosponsors (12 Republicans, 6 Democrats)
Dec 16, 1981
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H.R. 5255 (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. 5255. 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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A bill to amend the General Education Provisions Act to reduce the period for which records must be retained by recipients of funds under Federal education programs, H.R. 5255, 97th Cong. (1981).
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