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H.R. 6954 (97th): Joint Chiefs of Staff Reorganization Act of 1982

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A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for more efficient and effective operation of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and to establish a Senior Strategy Advisory Board in the Department of Defense.

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Sponsor and status

Introduced
Aug 10, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on August 16, 1982 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor

Richard White

Representative for Texas's 16th congressional district

Democrat

Source

History

Aug 10, 1982
 
Introduced

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Aug 11, 1982
 
Ordered Reported

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Aug 16, 1982
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 6954 (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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