Sponsor and status
99th Congress (1985–1986)
This bill was introduced on June 20, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Representative for South Carolina's 1st congressional district
Mar 3, 1983
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1934 (98th).
Jun 20, 1985
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H.R. 2838 (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. 2838. 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 Siu Kee Tong and Yuan Kiang Chou, H.R. 2838, 99th Cong. (1985).
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