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H.R. 4943 (98th): Rural Electrification and Telephone Revolving Fund Solvency Act of 1984

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A bill to amend the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 to ensure the continued financial integrity of the Rural Electrification and Telephone Revolving Fund, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Feb 27, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 27, 1984, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edwin Bethune Jr.

Representative for Arkansas's 2nd congressional district




Feb 27, 1984

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H.R. 4943 (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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