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.

Introduced:

Jun 13, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

William Walsh
Representative for New York's 33rd congressional district
Republican

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.

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H.R. 6742 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 28, 1977

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History

Introduced
Jun 13, 1977

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19 cosponsors (16R, 3D) (show)
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