H.R. 5174 (98th): Bankruptcy Amendments and Federal Judgeship Act of 1983

An act to amend title 28 of the United States Code regarding jurisdiction of bankruptcy proceedings, to establish new Federal judicial positions, to amend title 11 of the United States Code, and for other purposes.



Mar 19, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 10, 1984

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 10, 1984.


Pub.L. 98-353


Peter Rodino Jr.

Representative for New Jersey's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 10, 1984


Mar 19, 1984

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 21, 1984
Passed House

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.

Jun 19, 1984
Passed Senate with Changes

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.

Jun 29, 1984
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The House must also approve the conference report. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 10, 1984
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Jul 10, 1984
Text Published

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H.R. 5174 (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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