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May 4, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 3, 1980
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 3, 1980.
Representative for California's 9th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 3, 1980
An act to amend the National Capital Transportation Act of 1969 to authorize additional Federal contributions for the cost of construction of the rapid transit system of the National Capital Region, to provide an orderly method for the retirement of bonds issued by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, and for other purposes.
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House Agreed to Changes
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Enacted — Signed by the President
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3951”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 3951 — 96th Congress: National Capital Transportation Amendments of 1979. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/hr3951
“H.R. 3951 — 96th Congress: National Capital Transportation Amendments of 1979.” www.GovTrack.us. 1979. February 9, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/hr3951>
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