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H.R. 9378 (95th): A bill to amend title IV of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to postpone, for 2 years, the date on which the corporation first begins paying benefits under terminated multiemployer plans.

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Sep 29, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 19, 1977

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 19, 1977.


Pub.L. 95-214


John Dent

Representative for Pennsylvania's 21st congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 19, 1977


Sep 29, 1977

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Nov 1, 1977
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Nov 3, 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.

Dec 19, 1977
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Dec 19, 1977
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.R. 9378 (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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