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H.R. 3979 (98th): Comprehensive Smoking Education Act

About the bill

Source: Wikipedia

The Comprehensive Smoking Education Act of 1984 (also known as the Rotational Warning Act) is an act of the Congress of the United States. A national program established in order to improve the availability of information on health risks related to smoking, to amend the Federal Cigarette Labeling and Advertising Act so that cigarette warning labels would be different, and for other reasons, the Comprehensive Smoking Education Act was enacted with a purpose to, as stated in Section 1 of the Act, "provide a new strategy for making Americans more ...

Sponsor and status

Introduced:

Sep 22, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 12, 1984

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 12, 1984.

Law:

Pub.L. 98-474

Sponsor:

Henry Waxman

Representative for California's 24th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 12, 1984

History

Sep 22, 1983
 
Introduced

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May 17, 1984
 
Ordered Reported

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.

Sep 10, 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.

Sep 26, 1984
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 12, 1984
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Oct 12, 1984
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.R. 3979 (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.

This bill was introduced in the 98th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1983 to Oct 12, 1984. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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