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


Mar 1, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984


Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 24, 1983

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


Pub.L. 98-8


Jamie Whitten

Representative for Mississippi's 1st congressional district



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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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H.Res. 97 (Related)
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Last Action: Mar 3, 1983

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 1718” means this is a House of Representatives 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.


Mar 1, 1983
Passed House
Mar 3, 1983
Passed Senate with Changes
Mar 17, 1983
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate
Mar 22, 1983
Senate Agreed to Changes
Mar 22, 1983
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Senate Agreed to Changes
Mar 22, 1983
Vote was By Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Mar 24, 1983


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Mar 3, 1983 midnight
unknown 324/95

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