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98th Congress (1983–1984)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 29, 1984
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 29, 1984.
Representative for Illinois's 10th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 29, 1984
Jun 2, 1983
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Nov 8, 1983
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Jun 15, 1984
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Jun 29, 1984
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 3221 (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. 3221. 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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A bill for the relief of Harvey E. Ward, Pvt. L. No. 98-14, H.R. 3221, 98th Cong. (1984).
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