H.R. 14356 (95th): A bill to require that the Federal Government pay interest on overdue contract payments, and for other purposes.


Oct 13, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 13, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Newton Steers Jr.

Representative for Maryland's 8th congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

Requires a Federal agency to pay a specified rate of interest on any contract payment which is more than 30 days overdue. Entitles any holder of a Federal contract or ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 13, 1978

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 14356”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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