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H.R. 6755 (94th): Indochina Migration and Refugee Assistance Act

About the bill

Source: Wikipedia

The Indochina Migration and Refugee Assistance Act, passed on May 23, 1975, under President Gerald Ford, was a response to the Fall of Saigon and the end of the Vietnam War. Under this act, approximately 130,000 refugees from South Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia were allowed to enter the United States under a special status, and the act allotted for special relocation aid and financial assistance

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Sponsor and status

Introduced
May 7, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 23, 1975

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 23, 1975.

Law
Pub.L. 94-23
Sponsor

Peter Rodino Jr.

Representative for New Jersey's 10th congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: May 23, 1975

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History

May 7, 1975
 
Introduced

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May 14, 1975
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

May 16, 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.

May 23, 1975
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

May 23, 1975
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.R. 6755 (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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