H.R. 4774 (98th): Line Item Veto and Appropriation Rescission Act of 1984


Feb 7, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 7, 1984, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jerry Patterson

Representative for California's 38th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to allow the President to line item rescind appropriations unless the Congress enacts legislation disapproving that rescission, or line item veto appropriations.

Summary (CRS)

2/7/1984--Introduced.Line Item Veto and Appropriation Rescission Act of 1984 - Permits the President to rescind any line item appropriation which he determines will not be required to carry out the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 7, 1984

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4774”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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