H.R. 3951 (96th): National Capital Transportation Amendments of 1979


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.


Pub.L. 96-184


Fortney “Pete” Stark
Representative for California's 9th congressional district


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Last Updated: Jan 3, 1980

About the bill

Full Title

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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What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 3951” means this is a House of Representatives 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.


May 4, 1979
Passed House
Jul 16, 1979
Passed Senate with Changes
Dec 20, 1979
House Agreed to Changes
Dec 20, 1979
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 3, 1980


8 cosponsors (7D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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