Sponsor and status
98th Congress (1983–1984)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 2, 1983
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 2, 1983.
Representative for Indiana's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Nov 2, 1983
108 Cosponsors (103 Democrats, 5 Republicans)
Jul 29, 1983
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Aug 2, 1983
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Oct 19, 1983
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.
Nov 2, 1983
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 3706 (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. 3706. 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 to amend title 5, United States Code, to make the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., a legal public holiday, Pub. L. No. 98-144, H.R. 3706, 98th Cong. (1983).
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