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H.R. 4975 (95th): Health Assistance Programs Extension Act

An Act to amend the Public Health Service Act to extend through the fiscal year ending September 30, 1978, the assistance programs for health services research; health statistics; comprehensive public health services; hypertension programs; migrant health; community health centers; medical libraries; cancer control programs; the National Cancer Institute; heart, blood vessel, lung, and blood disease prevention and control programs; the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; National Research Service Awards; population research and voluntary family planning programs; sudden infant death syndrome; hemophilia; national health planning and development; and health resources development; to amend the Community Mental Health Centers Act to extend it through the fiscal year ending September 30, 1978; to extend the assistance programs for home health services; and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

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

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 1, 1977

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 1, 1977.

Pub.L. 95-83

Paul Rogers

Representative for Florida's 11th congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 1, 1977


10 Cosponsors (8 Democrats, 2 Republicans)



Mar 14, 1977

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Mar 31, 1977
Passed House (Senate next)

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

May 4, 1977
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.

Aug 1, 1977
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Aug 1, 1977
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.R. 4975 (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. 4975. 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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