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.

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Nov 20, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976

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.


Lloyd Bentsen Jr.

Senator from Texas


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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Nov 20, 1975

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Nov 20, 1975
Reported by Committee

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Dec 12, 1975
Passed Senate

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2711”). 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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Dec 12, 1975 midnight
unknown 86/1

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H.R. 8235 (Related)
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Enacted — Signed by the President
May 5, 1976

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