S. 608 (98th): A bill to amend the Arms Control and Disarmament Act, as amended, in order to extend the authorization for appropriations.


Feb 28, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 28, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Charles Percy

Senator from Illinois


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

(Measure indefinitely postponed in Senate, H.R. 2906 passed in lieu) Amends the Arms Control and Disarmament Act to authorize appropriations for FY 1984 and 1985.Establishes a program for visiting arms ... Read more >

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Feb 28, 1983

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Apr 28, 1983
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 608”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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H.R. 2906 (Related)
A bill to amend the Arms Control and Disarmament Act in order to extend ...

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 2, 1983

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