Reported by Committee — Feb 9, 2016
Last Action: Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 89.
Explanation: The committees assigned to this resolution sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on February 9, 2016.
GovTrack Insider, our Kickstarter-backed work to summarize bills in Congress, has resumed. Here’s what we’ve been up to:
Jan 3, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986
This bill was introduced on September 19, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Oklahoma
A bill to facilitate the efficient use of barter in managing agricultural commodities and the stocks of the National Defense Stockpile.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 42”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
Click a format for a citation suggestion:
Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 42 — 99th Congress: Barter Promotion Act of 1983. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/s42
“S. 42 — 99th Congress: Barter Promotion Act of 1983.” www.GovTrack.us. 1985. February 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/s42>
|title=S. 42 (99th)
|accessdate=February 10, 2016
|author=99th Congress (1985)
|date=January 3, 1985
|quote=Barter Promotion Act of 1983