Sponsor and status
95th Congress (1977–1978)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 28, 1978
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 28, 1978.
Representative for the Virgin Islands
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Last Updated: Jul 28, 1978
Feb 16, 1977
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Apr 17, 1978
Passed House (Senate next)
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Jul 14, 1978
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.
Jul 28, 1978
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 3489 (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. 3489. 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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An Act to amend section 216(b) of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, to entitle the Delegates in Congress from the District of Columbia, Guam, and the Virgin Islands to make nominations for appointments to the Merchant Marine Academy, and for other purposes, Pub. L. No. 95-323, H.R. 3489, 95th Cong. (1978).
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