H.R. 8557 (94th): A bill for the relief of Carmen Thomas.


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.


Pvt.L. 94-88


Barbara Jordan

Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 14, 1976

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Jul 10, 1975

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Apr 6, 1976
Passed House

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Aug 5, 1976
Passed Senate

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Aug 10, 1976
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 8557”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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