A bill to establish a task force to examine the issues associated with abuse of the elderly.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
99th Congress (1985–1986)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on February 19, 1986 but was never passed by the House.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
Senator for North Dakota
24 Cosponsors (14 Republicans, 10 Democrats)
Dec 10, 1985
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Feb 19, 1986
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.
S. 1919 (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. 1919. 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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