H.R. 1718 (98th): Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Act of 1983

Introduced:

Mar 1, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 24, 1983

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on March 24, 1983.

Law:

Pub.L. 98-8

Sponsor:

Jamie Whitten

Representative for Mississippi's 1st congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 24, 1983

About the bill

Full Title

An act making appropriations to provide productive employment for hundreds of thousands of jobless Americans, to hasten or initiate Federal projects and construction of lasting value to the Nation and its citizens, and to provide humanitarian assistance to the indigent for fiscal year 1983, and for other purposes.

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History

Mar 1, 1983
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 3, 1983
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Mar 17, 1983
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Mar 22, 1983
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The House must also approve the conference report.

Mar 22, 1983
 
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. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 22, 1983
 
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. The vote was By Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 24, 1983
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1718”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

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Votes
Mar 3, 1983 midnight
unknown 324/95

Subject Areas
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Reported by Committee
Last Action: Mar 3, 1983

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