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H.R. 5953 (98th): A bill to increase the statutory limit on the public debt.


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 6, 1984 (Passed Congress).


PUBLIC LAW 98-342—JULY 6, 1984                          98 STAT. 313

Public Law 98-342
98th Congress
                               An Act
                                                                         July 6, 1984
              To increase the statutory limit on the public debt.
                                                                         [H.R. 5953]
 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. INCREASE IN PUBLIC DEBT LIMIT.
  (a) GENERAL RULE.—Subsection (b) of section 3101 of title 31,
United States Code, is amended by striking out "may not be more"       Ante, p. 2X7.
and all that follows down through "outstanding at one time" and
insert in lieu thereof "may not be more than $1,573,000,000,000
outstanding at one time".
  (b) TECHNICAL AMENDMENT.—Effective on and after the date of          J®Pf^i;Qini
the enactment of this Act, section 1 of Public Law 98-302 is hereby    ^otY
repealed.                                                              Ante, p. 217.
  Approved July 6, 1984.




LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 5953:
HOUSE REPORT: No. 98-878 (Comm. on Ways and Means).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 130 (1984):
    June 29, considered and passed House and Senate.