Sponsor and status
99th Congress (1985–1986)
This bill was introduced on February 26, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
Representative for Illinois's 21st congressional district
Feb 26, 1985
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Aug 7, 1987
Reintroduced Bill — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1578 (100th).
H.R. 1291 (99th) 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 H.R. 1291. This is the one from the 99th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A bill for the relief of Ray A. Bonney, H.R. 1291, 99th Cong. (1985).
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