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.


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

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
(Measure passed Senate, amended, roll call #585 (86-1)) =Title I:= Federal-Aid Highway Act - Directs the Secretary of Transportation to apportion for fiscal years 1977 and 1978 the sums authorized ... Read more >
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Enacted — Signed by the President
May 5, 1976

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 2711” means this is a Senate 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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Nov 20, 1975
Reported by Committee
Nov 20, 1975
Passed Senate
Dec 12, 1975

Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Votes
Dec 12, 1975 midnight
unknown 86/1

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