About the bill
- Summary (CRS)
9/15/1992--Introduced.Amends the Metric Conversion Act of 1975 to prohibit the Federal Highway Administration from expending Federal funds for highway signs expressed solely in metric system measurements.
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The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Sep 15, 1992
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5947”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
14 cosponsors (9R, 5D)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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