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Major legislation of the Congress

Major legislation of the Congress

95th Congress summary editiion

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Published by Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bills, Legislative -- United States -- Digests,
  • Law -- United States -- Digests

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    StatementCongressional Research Service, Library of Congress
    GenreDigests
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1978-79, reel 3, fr. 1051
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination167 p.
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15450178M


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