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H.R. 1589 (94th): An Act to suspend increases in the costs of coupons to food stamp recipients as a result of recent administrative actions.

Sponsor and status

Jan 17, 1975
94th Congress (1975–1976)

Enacted — By 10 Day Rule on Feb 20, 1975

This bill became enacted on February 20, 1975 after ten days elapsed after being presented to the President.

Pub.L. 94-4

Robert Bergland

Representative for Minnesota's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 20, 1975


3 Cosponsors (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)



Jan 17, 1975

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Feb 4, 1975
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Feb 5, 1975
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.

Feb 20, 1975
Enacted — By 10 Day Rule

The bill was enacted by failing to be signed or vetoed by the President within ten days of receiving the bill from Congress (Sundays excepted).

H.R. 1589 (94th) 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. 1589. This is the one from the 94th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 94th Congress, which met from Jan 14, 1975 to Oct 1, 1976. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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