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H.R. 2771 (96th): A bill to change the name of the Palmetto Bend Reservoir on the Navidad River in Texas to Lake Texana.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Mar 8, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 29, 1979

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 29, 1979.

Law
Pub.L. 96-172
Sponsor

Joseph Wyatt Jr.

Representative for Texas's 14th congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: Dec 29, 1979

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History

Mar 8, 1979
 
Introduced

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May 21, 1979
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Dec 20, 1979
 
Passed Senate

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

Dec 29, 1979
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2771 (96th) 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 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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