A bill to eliminate diversity of citizenship as a basis of jurisdiction of Federal district courts.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
97th Congress (1981–1982)
This bill was introduced on August 10, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district
19 Cosponsors (10 Democrats, 9 Republicans)
Jul 21, 1982
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Aug 10, 1982
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
H.R. 6816 (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. 6816. 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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