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H.R. 7072 (96th): A bill to amend sections 5702 and 5704 of Title 5, United States Code, to increase the maximum rates for per diem and actual subsistence expenses and mileage allowances of Government employees on official travel, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Apr 16, 1980
96th Congress (1979–1980)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 10, 1980

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 10, 1980.

Pub.L. 96-346

John Burton

Representative for California's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 10, 1980



Apr 16, 1980

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Jun 9, 1980
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Aug 27, 1980
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.

Sep 10, 1980
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 7072 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 7072. This is the one from the 96th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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