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H.R. 5298 (98th): White House Conference on Small Business Authorization Act

A bill to provide for a White House Conference on Small Business.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an authorization bill, which directs how federal funds should or should not be used. (It does not set overall spending limits, however, which are the subject of appropriations bills.) Authorizations are typically made for single fiscal years (October 1 through September 30 of the next year) but are often renewed in subsequent law.

Sponsor and status

Introduced:

Mar 29, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 8, 1984

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 8, 1984.

Law:

Pub.L. 98-276

Sponsor:

Parren Mitchell

Representative for Maryland's 7th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 8, 1984

History

Mar 29, 1984
 
Introduced

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Apr 4, 1984
 
Ordered Reported

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Apr 9, 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.

Apr 11, 1984
 
Passed Senate

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.

May 8, 1984
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 5298 (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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