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Nomination Confirmed 69/21
Oct 7, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982
This bill was introduced on September 15, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Minnesota
Amends the Tariff Schedules of the United States to suspend the duty on certain freight containers until December 31, 1986. Read more >
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1717”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 12, 1983
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