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H.R. 7557 (95th): Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriation Act

An Act making appropriations for the Department of Transportation and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, l978, and for other purposes.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an appropriations bill, which sets overall spending limits by agency or program, typically for a single fiscal year (October 1 through September 30 of the next year).

Sponsor and status

Introduced:

Jun 2, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 2, 1977

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 2, 1977.

Law:

Pub.L. 95-85

Sponsor:

John McFall

Representative for California's 14th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 2, 1977

History

Jun 2, 1977
 
Introduced

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

Jun 8, 1977
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Jun 23, 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 2, 1977
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Aug 2, 1977
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.R. 7557 (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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