Sponsor and status
98th Congress (1983–1984)
Passed House & Senate (President next) on Nov 17, 1983
This bill was passed by Congress on November 17, 1983 but was not enacted before the end of its Congressional session. (It is possible this bill is waiting for the signature of the President.)
Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.
Representative for Maryland's 8th congressional district
Passed House (Senate next) — Feb 7, 1984
Sep 30, 1983
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Sep 30, 1983
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.
Nov 17, 1983
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.
Feb 7, 1984
Companion Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4656 (98th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.R. 4042 (98th).
H.R. 4042 (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. 4042. 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 continue in effect the current certification requirements with respect to El Salvador until the Congress enacts new legislation providing conditions for United States military assistance to El Salvador or until the end of fiscal year 1984, whichever occurs first, H.R. 4042, 98th Cong. (1983).
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