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94th Congress (1975–1976)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 9, 1975
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 9, 1975.
Representative for Virginia's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Aug 9, 1975
Mar 24, 1975
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May 5, 1975
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Aug 1, 1975
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.
Aug 9, 1975
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 5405 (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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5405. This is the one from the 94th Congress.
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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A bill to amend the Merchant Marine Act, 1920, in order to permit cargo vessels to carry more than 16 passengers when emergency situations arise, Pub. L. No. 94-85, H.R. 5405, 94th Cong. (1975).
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