S. 1970 (97th): A bill for the relief of James P. Purvis.


Dec 15, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 15, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Henry “Scoop” Jackson

Senator from Washington


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to pay a specified sum to a named individual in full satisfaction of a claim against the United States. Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 15, 1981

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1970”). 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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S. 413 (98th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 3, 1983

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