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- Full Title
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.
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Mar 25, 1982
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5968”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1983
Last Action: Jul 29, 1982
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5968 — 97th Congress: Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1983. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr5968
“H.R. 5968 — 97th Congress: Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1983.” www.GovTrack.us. 1982. February 13, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr5968>
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