H.R. 3345 (98th): A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to make the birthday of Martin Luther King, Junior, a legal public holiday.


Jun 16, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Enacted as H.R. 3706 (companion bill)

Katie Hall

Representative for Indiana's 1st congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

7/26/1983--Reported to House amended.(Reported to House from the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service with amendment, H. Rept. 98-314) Designates the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., the third ... Read more >

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Jun 16, 1983

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Jul 21, 1983
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3345”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


63 cosponsors (60D, 3R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 3706 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 2, 1983

H.R. 800 (Related)
A bill to designate the birthday of Martin Luther King, Junior, a legal public ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 25, 1983

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