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H.R. 2639 (98th): Rebuilding of America Act of 1982

A bill to create a National Commission on the Rebuilding of America which will conduct an inventory of our Nation's water and sewer system, mass transit facilities, bridges, highways and roads; develop a ten-year investment plan to rebuild the public improvements essential to economic development; make recommendations concerning changes in Federal laws and regulations that influence the pattern of Federal expenditures for public improvements; and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status


Apr 20, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 20, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Geraldine Ferraro

Representative for New York's 9th congressional district



Apr 20, 1983

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H.R. 2639 (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.

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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