Mar 12, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 12, 1983
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 12, 1983.
Senator from New Mexico
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Last Updated: Jan 12, 1983
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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.
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.
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
S. 705 (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.
This bill was introduced in the 97th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1981 to Dec 23, 1982. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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