About the bill
Vietnam Humanitarian Assistance and Evacuation Act of 1975 was U.S. congressional legislation proposed to designate financial resources for the evacuation and humanitarian aid of South Vietnam preceding the Fall of Saigon. The Act of Congress was to grant the 38th President of the United States a U.S. monetary fund as immediate foreign assistance for the South Indochina liberation movement during the military offensive by the People's Army of Vietnam, People's Liberation Armed Forces of South Vietnam, Viet Cong, and Viet Minh into Cochinchina.
On April 11, 1975, U.S. President Gerald Ford initiated discussions with the U.S. 94th Congressional session concerning legislation to assist the Republic of Vietnam. The 38th President's legislative plea regarding the U.S. House of Representatives bill 6096 concluded on May 1, 1975. The U.S. 94th House of …
Sponsor and status
94th Congress (1975–1976)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on April 24, 1975 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
Representative for Pennsylvania's 22nd congressional district
Apr 17, 1975
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Apr 22, 1975
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 409 (94th).
Apr 23, 1975
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Apr 24, 1975
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)
The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.
H.R. 6096 (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. 6096. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Vietnam Humanitarian Assistance and Evacuation Act, H.R. 6096, 94th Cong. (1975).
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