H.R. 5247 (94th): Local Public Works Capital Development and Investment Act

A bill to authorize a local public works capital development and investment program.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Mar 20, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976


Vetoed (No Override Attempt) on Feb 16, 1976

This bill was vetoed by the President on February 16, 1976 and Congress did not attempt an override before the end of the Congressional session.


Robert Jones Jr.

Representative for Alabama's 5th congressional district



Mar 20, 1975

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 20, 1975
Passed House

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

Jul 29, 1975
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.

Feb 16, 1976

The President vetoed the bill. Congress may attempt to override the veto.

H.R. 5247 (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.

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

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