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H.R. 8069 (94th): Departments of Labor and Health, Education, and Welfare Appropriation Act

An Act making appropriations for the Department of Labor, and Health, Education, and Welfare, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1976, and the period ending September 30, 1976, and for other purposes.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an appropriations bill, which sets overall spending limits by agency or program, typically for a single fiscal year (October 1 through September 30 of the next year).

Sponsor and status

Jun 19, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Enacted — Veto Overridden on Jan 28, 1976

This bill was enacted after a congressional override of the President's veto on January 28, 1976.

Pub.L. 94-206

Daniel Flood

Representative for Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 28, 1976



Jun 19, 1975

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 25, 1975
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Sep 26, 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.

Dec 19, 1975

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

Jan 28, 1976
Enacted — Veto Overridden

Congress overrode the veto of the President. The bill became law.

Jan 28, 1976
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.R. 8069 (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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