Dec 2, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on March 11, 1986 but was never passed by the House.
Senator from Alabama
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Reported by Committee
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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.
S. 1889 (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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