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{{{CONGRESS}}}TH UNITED STATES CONGRESS

An Act
{{{purpose}}}


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Parameters

{{Act of Congress
| congress   =
| session    =
| pl         =
| title      =
| previous   =
| next       =
| statvolume =
| statpage   =
| year       =
| month      =
| day        =
| bill       =
| billtype   =
| wikipedia  =
| commonscat =
| notes      =
| resolution =
| purpose    =
}}

Example

{{ Act of Congress
| congress = 114
| session = 1
| pl = 4
| title = This Great Statute
| previous = last Public Law in PREVIOUS Congress ONLY ( an override_ )
| next = first Public Law for NEXT Congress ONLY  ( an override_ )
| statvolume = 120
| statpage = 14
| year = 2015
| month = 03
| day = 16
| bill = 220
| billtype = H.R.
| wikipedia = Article name at wikipedia
| notes = Congress passed this law because it was a good idea.
| purpose = To celebrate a great day.
}}
''Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,''
114TH UNITED STATES CONGRESS
1ST SESSION

An Act
To celebrate a great day.


Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,


TemplateData

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Act of Congress

No description.

Template parameters

This template prefers block formatting of parameters.

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Congress numbercongress

Congress number which this act was passed in

Example
001
Numberrequired
Congress sessionsession

Congress session which this act was passed in (not to be confused with Congress number)

Example
1
Numbersuggested
Public law numberpl

Public law number of this act, not including the Congress number (the number after the dash)

Example
1
Numbersuggested
Short titletitle

Short title of this act

Stringsuggested
Statues volumestatvolume

Volume of Statutes at Large that this act is in

Example
001
Numberrequired
Statutes pagestatpage

Page of Statutes at Large that this act is in

Example
001
Numberrequired
Yearyear

The year that this act was passed

Example
0001
Numberrequired
Monthmonth

The month that this act was passed (numeric)

Example
01
Numberrequired
Dayday

The day that this act was passed

Example
01
Numberrequired
Bill typebilltype

Type of the bill (such as H.R. or S.)

Stringsuggested
Bill numberbill

Number of the bill (the number part of H.R.000 or S.000)

Example
001
Numbersuggested
Purpose (long title)purpose

Purpose (long title) of the act (generally starts with "to…")

Stringrequired
Wikipediawikipedia

Wikipedia page about this act

Stringsuggested
Wikimedia Commons categorycommonscat

Wikimedia Commons category relating to this act

Unknownsuggested
Previous public lawprevious

Only use if this is the first public law in this Congress. If so, input the last public law in the previous Congress here.

Example
Public Law 001-1
Stringoptional
Next public lawnext

Only use if this is the last public law in this Congress. If so, input the first public law in the next Congress here.

Stringoptional
Authorauthor

no description

Stringoptional
Notesnotes

no description

Unknownoptional
Resolutionresolution

Text to replace "An Act" in bold at the top

Unknownoptional
No authornoauthor

no description

Unknownoptional
Override authoroverride_author

no description

Unknownoptional
Sectionsection

no description

Unknownoptional
Center widthcenter-width

no description

Unknownoptional
Subsectionsubsect

no description

Unknownoptional
Wikimedia Commonscommons

no description

Unknownoptional
Wikiquotewikiquote

Wikiquote page relating to this act

Unknownoptional
Wikinewswikinews

Wikinews page relating to this act

Unknownoptional