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S. 376 (98th): A bill to amend the Debt Collection Act of 1982 to eliminate the requirement that contracts for collection services to recover indebtedness owed the United States be effective only to the extent and in the amount provided in advance appropriation Acts.


Sponsor and status

Introduced
Feb 2, 1983
98th Congress (1983–1984)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 29, 1983

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 29, 1983.

Law
Pub.L. 98-167
Sponsor

Charles Percy

Senator for Illinois

Republican

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Last Updated: Nov 29, 1983

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History

Feb 2, 1983
 
Introduced

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Mar 17, 1983
 
Ordered Reported

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May 20, 1983
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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Nov 14, 1983
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Nov 29, 1983
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 376 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 376. This is the one from the 98th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 98th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1983 to Oct 12, 1984. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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