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S. 626 (95th): Reorganization Act

An Act to reestablish the period within which the President may transmit to the Congress plans for the reorganization of agencies of the executive branch of the Government, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Feb 4, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 6, 1977

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 6, 1977.

Law
Pub.L. 95-17
Sponsor

Abraham Ribicoff

Senator for Connecticut

Democrat

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Last Updated: Apr 6, 1977

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History

Feb 4, 1977
 
Introduced

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Mar 1, 1977
 
Ordered Reported

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Mar 3, 1977
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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Mar 29, 1977
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

Mar 31, 1977
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Apr 6, 1977
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 626 (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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