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

Introduced:

Jan 27, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 17, 1976

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

Law:

Pub.L. 94-518

Sponsor:

Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Senator from Massachusetts

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 17, 1976

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History

Jan 27, 1975
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Aug 20, 1976
 
Reported by Committee

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

Aug 25, 1976
 
Passed Senate

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

Sep 22, 1976
 
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

Oct 1, 1976
 
House Agreed to Changes

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

Oct 17, 1976
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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