A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to authorize the Attorney General to acquire and exchange information to assist Federal, State, and local officials in the identification of certain deceased individuals and in the location of missing children and other specified individuals.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Oct 5, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on September 23, 1982 but was never passed by the House.
Senator from Florida
- See Instead:
H.R. 6976 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 12, 1982
Oct 5, 1981
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Jul 29, 1982
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Sep 23, 1982
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
S. 1701 (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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