H.R. 2174 (98th): Federal Anti-Tampering Act


Mar 17, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984


Enacted — Signed by the President on May 25, 1984

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 25, 1984.


Pub.L. 98-299


William Hughes

Representative for New Jersey's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: May 25, 1984

About the bill

Full Title

An act to extend the transition period under the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978.

Summary (CRS)

5/24/1984--Passed Senate amended.(Measure passed Senate, amended) Extends the transitional terms of office for bankruptcy judges and provides for the limited extension of the existing bankruptcy law from May 25, 1984, ... Read more >


Mar 17, 1983

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Apr 26, 1983
Reported by Committee

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May 9, 1983
Passed House

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

May 24, 1984
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. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

May 24, 1984
Passed House

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

May 25, 1984
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

May 25, 1984
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2174”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


47 cosponsors (25D, 22R) (show)
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Related Bills

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H.R. 7362 (97th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 3, 1982

S. 216 (Related)
Federal Anti-Tampering Act

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 13, 1983

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