H.R. 4421 (99th): Human Services Reauthorization Act of 1986


Mar 17, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986


Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 30, 1986

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 30, 1986.


Pub.L. 99-425


Dale Kildee

Representative for Michigan's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 30, 1986

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1987, 1988, 1989, and 1990 to carry out the Head Start, Follow Through, dependent care, community services block grant, and community food and nutrition programs, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/12/1986--Conference report filed in House.(Conference report filed in House, H. Rept. 99-815) Human Services Reauthorization Act of 1986 - TitleI - The Head Start ProgramAmends the Head Start Act to ... Read more >


Mar 17, 1986

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 10, 1986
Reported by Committee

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Apr 29, 1986
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jul 14, 1986
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 18, 1986
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The Senate approved a conference committee report to resolve differences in each chamber's version of the bill. The House must also approve the conference report. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 30, 1986
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Sep 30, 1986
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4421”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


71 cosponsors (65D, 6R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 2444 (Related)
Human Services Reauthorization Act of 1986

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 20, 1986

H.Res. 543 (rule)

Last Action: Sep 10, 1986

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