H.R. 7759 (95th): A bill to prohibit the expenditure of Federal funds for the conversion to the metric system of measurements posted on highways without a direct authorization by the Congress for such expenditures.


Jun 13, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 13, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


William Walsh

Representative for New York's 33rd congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

6/13/1977--Introduced.Prohibits the expenditure of Federal funds for the conversion of highway signs to the metric system unless the Congress specifically authorizes such an expenditure. Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 13, 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. 7759”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


17 cosponsors (16R, 1D) (show)
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H.R. 6742 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 28, 1977

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