H.R. 8870 (95th): A bill to provide that public works projects of the Army Corps of Engineers in areas of high unemployment shall utilize not less than 40 percent local workers.


Aug 5, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 5, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joseph LeFante
Representative for New Jersey's 14th congressional district

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8/5/1977--Introduced.Requires that contracts for Army Corps of Engineers public works projects in high unemployment areas include a provision that at least 40 percent of persons employed thereunder be local workers.

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Aug 5, 1977


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