Sponsor and status
97th Congress (1981–1982)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on April 29, 1982 but was never passed by the House.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
Senator for California
1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)
Dec 12, 1980
Earlier Version — Passed Senate (House next)
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3227 (96th).
Feb 20, 1981
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Apr 20, 1982
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Apr 29, 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. 521 (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. 521. 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 for the relief of Benjamin Bane, S. 521, 97th Cong. (1981).
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