H.R. 2539 (104th): ICC Termination Act of 1995

To abolish the Interstate Commerce Commission, to amend subtitle IV of title 49, United States Code, to reform economic regulation of transportation, and for other purposes.



Oct 26, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 29, 1995

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 29, 1995.


Pub.L. 104-88


Elmer “Bud” Shuster

Representative for Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 22, 1995
Length: 157 pages


Oct 26, 1995

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Nov 1, 1995
Reported by Committee

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Nov 14, 1995
Passed House

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

Nov 28, 1995
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 21, 1995
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

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. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 22, 1995
Conference Report Agreed to by House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 29, 1995
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2539 (104th) 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 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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