S. 602 (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.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 24, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 4, 1983

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

Law:

Pub.L. 98-111

Sponsor:

Paula Hawkins

Senator from Florida

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 4, 1983

History

Feb 24, 1983
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 8, 1983
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

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.

S. 602 (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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