S. 2711 (94th): An original bill to authorize appropriations for the construction of certain highways in accordance with title 23 of the United States Code.

An "original bill" is one which is drafted and approved by a committee before it is formally introduced in the House or Senate.

Overview

Introduced:

Nov 20, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on December 12, 1975 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

Lloyd Bentsen Jr.

Senator from Texas

Democrat

History

Nov 20, 1975
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 20, 1975
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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.

Dec 12, 1975
 
Passed Senate

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

S. 2711 (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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