Action In The Congress

March 1980
Congressional Digest;Mar1980, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p68
Presents updates relevant to actions taken by the United States Congress as of March 1980. Passage of sunset legislation proposals; Challenges to the authorization of sunset programs.


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