skip to main content

S. 1798 (96th): Household Goods Transportation Act of 1980


A bill to reduce regulation of and increase competition in the household goods moving industry, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Sep 21, 1979
96th Congress (1979–1980)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 15, 1980

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 15, 1980.

Law
Pub.L. 96-454
Sponsor

Howard Cannon

Senator for Nevada

Democrat

Text

Read Text »
Last Updated: Oct 15, 1980

Source

History

Sep 21, 1979
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Dec 13, 1979
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Dec 20, 1979
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Sep 25, 1980
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

Sep 30, 1980
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

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

Oct 15, 1980
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1798 (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 S. 1798. 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.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“S. 1798 — 96th Congress: Household Goods Transportation Act of 1980.” www.GovTrack.us. 1979. May 11, 2021 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/s1798>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.