Sponsor and status
Jun 27, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on November 7, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator for Louisiana
Jun 27, 1983
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Nov 7, 1983
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
S. 1542 (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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