H.R. 5561 (98th): A bill to enhance the economic development of Guam, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands and for other purposes.


May 1, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 5, 1984

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 5, 1984.


Pub.L. 98-454


Antonio Won Pat

Delegate for Guam At Large



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Last Updated: Oct 5, 1984

About the bill

Summary (CRS)

9/14/1984--House agreed to Senate amendment with amendment.(House agreed to Senate amendment with amendments) Title I - Authorizes appropriations through FY 1987 for technical assistance (including but not limited to management, ... Read more >


May 1, 1984

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May 9, 1984
Reported by Committee

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Jun 28, 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.

Aug 10, 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.

Sep 21, 1984
Senate Agreed to Changes

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.

Oct 5, 1984
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5561”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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