Sponsor and status
97th Congress (1981–1982)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 6, 1982
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 6, 1982.
Senator for Texas
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Last Updated: Aug 6, 1982
1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)
Jun 30, 1982
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Jun 30, 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.
Jul 23, 1982
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Aug 6, 1982
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
S. 2706 (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 S. 2706. 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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A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to modify the bar membership requirements for United States magistrates, Pub. L. No. 97-230, S. 2706, 97th Cong. (1982).
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