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H.R. 2 (100th): Surface Transportation and Uniform Relocation Assistance Act of 1987

About the bill

Source: Wikipedia

The Surface Transportation and Uniform Relocation Assistance Act of 1987 (Pub. L. 100-17, Apr. 2, 1987, 101 Stat. 132) is a United States Act of Congress, containing in Title I, the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1987. It nominally gave power to apportion money to the Secretary of Transportation. Most noticeably it allowed states to raise the speed limit to 65 miles per hour (105 km/h) on rural Interstate highways (§ 174 (101 Stat. 218) of the Act amending 23 U.S.C. 154).

It was followed by the Intermodal Surface ...

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Jan 6, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988
Status

Enacted — Veto Overridden on Apr 2, 1987

This bill was enacted after a congressional override of the President's veto on April 2, 1987.

Law
Pub.L. 100-17
Sponsor

Glenn Anderson

Representative for California's 32nd congressional district

Democrat

Text

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Last Updated: Apr 2, 1987

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History

Jan 6, 1987
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jan 21, 1987
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Feb 4, 1987
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Mar 19, 1987
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate (House next)

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The House must also approve the conference report.

Mar 27, 1987
 
Vetoed

The President vetoed the bill. Congress may attempt to override the veto.

Apr 1, 1987
 
Senate Override Failed

A vote to override the President's veto failed in the Senate. The bill is now dead.

Apr 2, 1987
 
Enacted — Veto Overridden

Congress overrode the veto of the President. The bill became law.

Apr 2, 1987
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.R. 2 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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