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


Mar 12, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Died in a previous Congress

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


Harley Staggers
Representative for West Virginia's 2nd congressional district

See Instead:

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

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

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Summary (CRS)
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 ...

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H.R. 5977 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 15, 1975

H.R. 5537 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 26, 1975

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Mar 12, 1975


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