S. 823 (97th): A bill to provide for the payment of losses incurred as a result of the ban on the use of the chemical Tris in apparel, in fabric, yarn, or fiber, and for other purposes.


Mar 27, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 30, 1982

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 30, 1982.


Pub.L. 97-395


Strom Thurmond

Senator from South Carolina



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Last Updated: Dec 30, 1982

About the bill

Summary (CRS)

(Measure passed House, amended) Grants the Court of Claims jurisdiction over claims against the United States for losses sustained by producers, processors, manufacturers, distributors, or other persons resulting from the ... Read more >


Mar 27, 1981

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May 12, 1981
Reported by Committee

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Jun 18, 1981
Passed Senate

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.

Dec 13, 1982
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 14, 1982
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Dec 30, 1982
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 823”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (4R, 3D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 161 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 5, 1981

H.R. 4755 (Related)
A bill to recognize the organization known as Former Members of Congress.

Passed Senate with Changes
Last Action: Dec 16, 1981

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