S. 2602 (96th): Local Hire Preference Act

A bill to require that a preference be afforded to local residents in employment in certain Federal assisted activities in areas with substantial unemployment, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Apr 23, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 23, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Maurice “Mike” Gravel

Senator from Alaska



Apr 23, 1980

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S. 2602 (96th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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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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