Sponsor and status
Jul 10, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976
Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 10, 1976
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 10, 1976.
Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district
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Last Updated: Aug 14, 1976
Jul 10, 1975
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Apr 6, 1976
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Aug 5, 1976
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.
Aug 10, 1976
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 8557 (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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