A bill to authorize certain construction at military installations for fiscal year 1986, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Feb 28, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 4, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator for South Carolina
- See Instead:
H.R. 1409 (same title)
Passed House (Senate next) — Oct 16, 1985
S. 1042 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Dec 3, 1985
Feb 28, 1985
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Apr 4, 1985
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Oct 16, 1985
Companion Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1409 (99th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 537 (99th).
S. 537 (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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