A bill to prevent homelessness and to provide a comprehensive aid package for homeless persons.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Jun 26, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on June 26, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district
Jun 26, 1986
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 6, 1987
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 286 (100th).
H.R. 5140 (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.
This bill was introduced in the 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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