S. 610 (97th): State and Local Government Accounting and Financial Reporting Standards Act of 1981


Mar 3, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 3, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Harrison Williams Jr.

Senator from New Jersey


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to Amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to establish a Council on State and Local Government Accounting and Financial Reporting Standards, and to establish an Institute for State and Local Government Accounting and Financial Reporting Standards, in order to ensure the availability of nationally recognized accounting and financial reporting standards for State and local governments.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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Mar 3, 1981

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 610”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1236 (96th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 23, 1979

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