Vote — Oct 5, 2015 5:32 p.m.
Nomination Confirmed 69/21
Feb 6, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986
This bill was introduced on February 6, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district
2/6/1985--Introduced.Authorizes the Attorney General to make contracts retaining private counsel to furnish legal services in the case of any claim of indebtedness owed the United States. Requires the Attorney General, ... Read more >
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Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6218 (98th).
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 11, 1984
Last Action: Sep 29, 1986
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