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H.R. 6536 (95th): District of Columbia Retirement Reform Act

A bill to establish an actuarially sound basis for financing retirement benefits for policemen, firemen, teachers, and judges of the District of Columbia and to make certain changes in such benefits.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status


Apr 21, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978


Vetoed (No Override Attempt) on Nov 4, 1978

This bill was vetoed by the President on November 4, 1978 and Congress did not attempt an override before the end of the Congressional session.


Romano Mazzoli

Representative for Kentucky's 3rd congressional district



Apr 21, 1977

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

Sep 26, 1977
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Aug 24, 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.

Nov 4, 1978

The President vetoed the bill. Congress may attempt to override the veto.

H.R. 6536 (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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