H.R. 3906 (95th): A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to make Inauguration Day a legal public holiday.


Feb 23, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 23, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Hanley

Representative for New York's 32nd congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

2/23/1977--Introduced.Makes Inauguration Day, January 20 of each fourth year after 1977, a legal public holiday. Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 23, 1977

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3906”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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H.R. 7370 (96th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 15, 1980

H.R. 5693 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 29, 1977

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