H.R. 4716 (94th): A bill to amend the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act to increase unemployment and sickness benefits, to raise the contribution base.

Introduced:
Mar 12, 1975 (94th Congress, 1975–1976)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 5977 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Apr 15, 1975

H.R. 5537 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Mar 26, 1975

Sponsor
Harley Staggers
Representative for West Virginia's 2nd congressional district
Party
Democrat
Related Bills
H.R. 5977 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 15, 1975

H.R. 5537 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 26, 1975

 
Status

This bill was introduced on March 12, 1975, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Mar 12, 1975
Referred to Committee Mar 12, 1975
 
Summary

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Energy and Commerce

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3/12/1975--Introduced.
Increases unemployment and sickness benefits under the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act. Revises the employer contribution base under such Act. Requires employers to pay a contribution equal to the specified percentage of so much of the compensation paid to any employee for service rendered after March 1975 as is not in excess of the maximum monthly compensation set forth in this Act.

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