S. 666 (95th): A bill to allow Federal employment preference to certain employees of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and to certain employees of the Indian Health Service, who are not entitled to the benefits of, or who have been adversely affected by the application of, certain Federal laws allowing employment preference to Indians.


Feb 10, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on January 30, 1978 but was never passed by the House.


Ted Stevens

Senator from Alaska


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

6/13/1978--Reported to House amended.(Reported to House from the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service with amendment, H. Rept. 95-1288 (Pt. I)) Authorizes immediate Civil Service retirement for certain non-Indian ... Read more >

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Feb 10, 1977

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Jan 24, 1978
Reported by Committee

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Jan 30, 1978
Passed Senate

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9 cosponsors (5D, 4R) (show)
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H.R. 8113 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 29, 1977

H.Res. 1431 (rule)

Last Action: Oct 13, 1978

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