H.R. 16424 (93rd): A bill to establish a Commission on Federal Paperwork.


Aug 14, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 27, 1974

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 27, 1974.


Pub.L. 93-556


Frank Horton

Representative for New York's 34th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 27, 1974

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Summary (CRS)

8/14/1974--Introduced.Expresses the findings of Congress, including that Federal information reporting requirements have placed an unprecedented paperwork burden upon private citizens, recipients of Federal assistance, businesses, governmental contractors, and State and ... Read more >


Aug 14, 1974

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Oct 7, 1974
Passed House

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

Dec 12, 1974
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Dec 27, 1974
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 16424”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 16855 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 24, 1974

H.R. 16637 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 12, 1974

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