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


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


About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

4/23/1980--Introduced.Local Hire Preference Act - Declares it to be the policy of the United States that in any area of substantial unemployment an employer engaged in a federally assisted activity ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 23, 1980

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2602”). 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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S. 4069 (93rd) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 1, 1974

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