H.R. 3884 (94th): National Emergencies Act

Introduced:

Feb 27, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 14, 1976

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 14, 1976.

Law:

Pub.L. 94-412

Sponsor:

Peter Rodino Jr.

Representative for New Jersey's 10th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 14, 1976

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to terminate certain authorities with respect to national emergencies still in effect, and to provide for orderly implementation and termination of future national emergencies.

Summary

The National Emergencies Act (Pub.L. 94–412, 90 Stat. 1255, enacted September 14, 1976, codified at 50 U.S.C. § 1601-1651) is a United States federal law passed to stop open-ended states of national emergency and formalize the power of Congress to provide certain checks and balances on the emergency powers of the President. The Act of Congress imposes ...

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History

Feb 27, 1975
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 4, 1975
 
Passed House

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

Aug 27, 1976
 
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.

Aug 31, 1976
 
House Agreed to Changes

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

Sep 14, 1976
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This page is about 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.

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