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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.

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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 it did not receive a vote.


William Walsh

Representative for New York's 33rd congressional district




Jun 13, 1977

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H.R. 7759 (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. 7759. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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