S. 400 (94th): An Act to authorize the study of certain areas by the Secretaries of Agriculture and the Interior.


Jan 27, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 17, 1976

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 17, 1976.


Pub.L. 94-518


Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Senator from Massachusetts



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Last Updated: Oct 17, 1976

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Jan 27, 1975

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Aug 20, 1976
Reported by Committee

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Aug 25, 1976
Passed Senate

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Sep 22, 1976
Passed House with Changes

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Oct 1, 1976
House Agreed to Changes

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Oct 17, 1976
Enacted — Signed by the President

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11 cosponsors (5R, 5D, 1C) (show)
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H.R. 1600 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 17, 1975

H.R. 15558 (Related)
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Passed House
Last Action: Sep 22, 1976

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