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H.R. 2955 (98th): Territorial Development Fund Act of 1983

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A bill to facilitate economic development in the territories of the United States through the mobilization of private capital and skills and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
May 9, 1983
98th Congress (1983–1984)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 26, 1984 but was never passed by the Senate.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Sponsor

Antonio Won Pat

Representative for Guam

Democrat

Cosponsors

5 Cosponsors (3 Democrats, 1 New Progressive, 1 Republican)

Source

History

May 9, 1983
 
Introduced

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May 11, 1983
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 26, 1984
 
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.

H.R. 2955 (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. 2955. 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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