S. 602 (98th): Radio Broadcasting to Cuba Act


Feb 24, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 4, 1983

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 4, 1983.


Pub.L. 98-111


Paula Hawkins

Senator from Florida



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Last Updated: Oct 4, 1983

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

9/13/1983--Passed Senate amended.(Measure passed Senate, amended) Radio Broadcasting to Cuba Act - Directs the U.S. Information Agency (USIA) to provide for radio broadcasting to Cuba. Requires such broadcasting to be ... Read more >


Feb 24, 1983

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Jun 8, 1983
Reported by Committee

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Sep 13, 1983
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 29, 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.

Oct 4, 1983
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 602”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


35 cosponsors (26R, 9D) (show)
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Related Bills

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S. 1709 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 29, 1983

H.R. 2453 (Related)
Radio Broadcasting to Cuba Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 9, 1983

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