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H.R. 7681 (93rd): Fire Prevention and Control Act

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A bill to establish a U.S. Fire Administration and a National Fire Academy in the Department of Housing and Urban Development, to assist the incidence of death, personal injury, and property damage from fire, to increase the effectiveness and coordination of fire prevention and control agencies at all levels of government, and for other purposes.

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May 9, 1973
93rd Congress (1973–1974)
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.


John Patman

Representative for Texas's 1st congressional district


See Instead

S. 1769 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 29, 1974



May 9, 1973

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H.R. 7681 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 7681. This is the one from the 93rd Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 93rd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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