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H.R. 12800 (93rd): A bill to amend the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966 to prohibit the Secretary of Transportation from imposing certain seatbelt standards.

Sponsor and status


Feb 13, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 13, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Lucien Nedzi

Representative for Michigan's 14th congressional district



Feb 13, 1974

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H.R. 12800 (93rd) 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 93rd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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