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Effective Dates.

Lobbying Disclosure Act:
EFFECTIVE DATES. [2 U.S.C. 1601 note]
 (a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, this Act and the amendments made by this Act shall take effect on January 1, 1996.
 (b) The repeals and amendments made under sections 9, 10, 11, and 12 shall take effect as provided under subsection (a), except that such repeals and amendments—
    (1) shall not affect any proceeding or suit commenced before the effective date under subsection (a), and in all such proceedings or suits, proceedings shall be had, appeals taken, and judgments rendered in the same manner and with the same effect as if this Act had not been enacted; and
    (2) shall not affect the requirements of Federal agencies to compile, publish, and retain information filed or received before the effective date of such repeals and amendments.

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