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S. 173 (99th): Tehran American School Claim Act of 1985

A bill to settle and adjust the claim of the Tehran American School for $13,333.94.

Sponsor and status

Jan 3, 1985
99th Congress (1985–1986)

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 29, 1986

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 29, 1986.

Pub.L. 99-330

Robert Stafford

Senator for Vermont



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Last Updated: May 29, 1986


5 Cosponsors (4 Democrats, 1 Republican)



Jan 3, 1985

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Oct 24, 1985
Ordered Reported

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Nov 21, 1985
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

May 29, 1986
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

May 29, 1986
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

S. 173 (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 S. 173. 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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