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S. 2447 (94th): A bill to amend title 5 of the United States Code to make it clear that Members of Congress may not, for purposes of State income tax laws, be treated as residents of any State other than the State from which they were elected.

Sponsor and status


Oct 2, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976


Vetoed (No Override Attempt) on Aug 3, 1976

This bill was vetoed by the President on August 3, 1976 and Congress did not attempt an override before the end of the Congressional session.


James Eastland

Senator for Mississippi



Oct 2, 1975

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

Feb 6, 1976
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Feb 18, 1976
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Jul 20, 1976
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Aug 3, 1976

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

S. 2447 (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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