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H.R. 1935 (98th): A bill to ratify an exchange agreement concerning National Wildlife Refuge System lands located on Matagorda Island in Texas.


Sponsor and status

Introduced
Mar 7, 1983
98th Congress (1983–1984)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 4, 1983

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 4, 1983.

Law
Pub.L. 98-66
Sponsor

William Patman

Representative for Texas's 14th congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: Aug 4, 1983

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History

Mar 7, 1983
 
Introduced

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Apr 13, 1983
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Apr 19, 1983
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 22, 1983
 
Passed Senate

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.

Aug 4, 1983
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1935 (98th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1935. This is the one from the 98th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 98th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1983 to Oct 12, 1984. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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