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Nomination Confirmed 95/0
Jul 16, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 23, 1975
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 23, 1975.
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Last Updated: Dec 23, 1975
An Act to declare a national policy of coordinating the increasing use of the metric system in the United States, and to establish a United States Metric Board to coordinate the voluntary conversion to the metric system.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 26, 1973
Reported by Committee
Last Action: Nov 26, 1975
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 8674 — 94th Congress: Metric Conversion Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/94/hr8674
“H.R. 8674 — 94th Congress: Metric Conversion Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1975. July 7, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/94/hr8674>
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