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H.R. 11545 (95th): Meat Import Act


A bill to modify the method of determining quantitative limitations on the importation of certain articles of meat and meat products, to apply quantitative limitations on the importation of certain additional articles of meat, meat products, and livestock and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Mar 14, 1978
95th Congress (1977–1978)
Status

Vetoed (No Override Attempt) on Nov 11, 1978

This bill was vetoed by the President on November 11, 1978 and Congress did not attempt an override before the end of the Congressional session.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

Sponsor

William Poage

Representative for Texas's 11th congressional district

Democrat

Source

History

Mar 14, 1978
 
Introduced

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Oct 12, 1978
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Oct 14, 1978
 
Passed Senate

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Nov 11, 1978
 
Vetoed

The President vetoed the bill. Congress may attempt to override the veto.

H.R. 11545 (95th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 11545. This is the one from the 95th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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