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Infobox U.S. legislation

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name (or shorttitle)
Great Seal of the United States
Other short titles othershorttitles
Long title fullname (or longtitle)
Acronyms (colloquial) acronyms (or acronym)
Nicknames nicknames (or nickname)
Enacted by the Nth United States Congress
Effective effective date (or effectivedate)
Citations
Statutes at Large cite statutes at large
Codification
Acts amended acts amended (or actsamended)
Acts repealed acts repealed (or actsrepealed)
Titles amended title amended (or titlesamended)
U.S.C. sections created sections created (or sectionscreated)
U.S.C. sections amended sections amended (or sectionsamended)
Legislative history
  • Introduced in the introducedin as introducedbill by introducedby on introduceddate
  • Committee consideration by committees
  • Passed the passedbody1 on passeddate1 (passedvote1)
  • Passed the passedbody2 as the passedas2 on passeddate2 (passedvote2) with amendment
  • Reported by the joint conference committee on conferencedate; agreed to by the passedbody3 on passeddate3 (passedvote3) and by the passedbody4 on passeddate4 (passedvote4)
  • agreedbody3 agreed to passedbody2 amendment on agreeddate3 (agreedvote3) with further amendment
  • agreedbody4 agreed to agreedbody3 amendment on agreeddate4 (agreedvote4)
  • Signed into law by President signedpresident on signeddate
  • Left unsigned by President unsignedpresident and became law on unsigneddate
  • Vetoed by President vetoedpresident on vetoeddate
  • Overridden by the overriddenbody1 on overriddendate1 (overriddenvote1)
  • Overridden by the overriddenbody2 and became law on overriddendate2 (overriddenvote2)
Major amendments
amendments
United States Supreme Court cases
SCOTUS cases (or cases)

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Infobox U.S. legislation
Legislative history

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