A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1983 for procurement, for research, development, test, and evaluation, and for operation and maintenance for the Armed Forces, to prescribe personnel strengths for the Armed Forces and for civilian personnel of the Department of Defense, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Mar 25, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 25, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Illinois's 23rd congressional district
- See Instead:
H.R. 6030 (same title)
Passed House (Senate next) — Jul 29, 1982
Mar 25, 1982
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H.R. 5968 (97th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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