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S. 50 (95th): Full Employment and Balanced Growth Act

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A bill to establish and translate into practical reality the right of all adult Americans able, willing, and seeking to work to full opportunity for useful paid employment at fair rates of compensation; to combine full employment, production, and purchasing power goals with proper attention to balanced growth and national priorities; to mandate such national economic policies and programs as are necessary to achieve full employment, production, and purchasing power; to restrain inflation; and to provide explicit machinery for the development and implementation of such economic policies and programs, and for other purposes.

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Jan 10, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978
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Hubert Humphrey Jr.

Senator for Minnesota


See Instead

H.R. 50 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 27, 1978



Jan 10, 1977

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Sep 6, 1978
Ordered Reported

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S. 50 (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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