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H.R. 2355 (98th): Emergency Veterans’ Job Training Act of 1983

An act to establish an emergency program of job training assistance for unemployed Korean conflict and Vietnam-era veterans, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Mar 24, 1983
98th Congress (1983–1984)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 15, 1983

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 15, 1983.

Pub.L. 98-77

James Leath

Representative for Texas's 11th congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 15, 1983


88 Cosponsors (58 Democrats, 29 Republicans, 1 New Progressive)



Mar 24, 1983

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May 10, 1983
Ordered Reported

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Jun 7, 1983
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Jun 15, 1983
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

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.

Aug 15, 1983
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Aug 15, 1983
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.R. 2355 (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. 2355. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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