H.R. 2954 (98th): A bill to establish an Insular Areas Commission on Federal Laws to study the application of the laws of the United States to Guam, the Virgin Islands, and American Samoa.


May 9, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 11, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Antonio Won Pat

Delegate for Guam At Large


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Summary (CRS)

5/9/1983--Introduced.Establishes an Insular Areas Commission on Federal Laws to survey the Federal laws and recommend to Congress:(1) which laws that apply to Guam, the Virgin Islands, and American Samoa should ... Read more >

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May 9, 1983

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May 11, 1983
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2954”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (3D, 1R, 1N) (show)
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