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H.R. 12929 (95th): Departments of Labor and Health, Education, and Welfare Appropriation Act

A bill making appropriations for the Department of Labor, and Health, Education, and Welfare, and related agencies, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1979, and for other purposes.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an appropriations bill, which sets overall spending limits by agency or program, typically for a single fiscal year (October 1 through September 30 of the next year).

Sponsor and status

Introduced:

Jun 1, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 18, 1978

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 18, 1978.

Law:

Pub.L. 95-480

Sponsor:

Daniel Flood

Representative for Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 18, 1978

History

Jun 1, 1978
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 13, 1978
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Sep 27, 1978
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

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

Oct 14, 1978
 
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 18, 1978
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 12929 (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.

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

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