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


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


About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

(Conference report filed in House, H. Rept. 94-733) Public Works Employment Act - =TitleI - Local Public Works Capital Development Act=Authorizes the Secretary of Commerce to make grants to State ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 20, 1975

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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.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5247”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


10 cosponsors (10D) (show)
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Subject Areas
Related Bills

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H.R. 7094 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 19, 1975

H.R. 7035 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 15, 1975

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