Jul 13, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 13, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district
Jul 13, 1982
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H.R. 6737 (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.
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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