S. 1709 (98th): Radio Broadcasting to Cuba Act

A bill to provide for the broadcasting of accurate information to the people of Cuba, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Jul 29, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Status:
Enacted as S. 602 (companion bill)
Sponsor:

Paula Hawkins

Senator from Florida

Republican

See Instead:

S. 602 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 4, 1983

History

Jul 29, 1983
 
Introduced

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S. 1709 (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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