H.R.13702 - A bill to provide that the Territory of American Samoa be represented by a non-voting Delegate to the United States House of Representatives, and for other purposes.95th Congress (1977-1978)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Burton, Phillip [D-CA-6] (Introduced 08/02/1978)|
|Committees:||House - Interior and Insular Affairs | Senate - Judiciary|
|Committee Reports:||H.Rept 95-1458|
|Latest Action:||10/31/1978 Public Law 95-556. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.13702 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)
(Reported to House from the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs with amendment, H. Rept. 95-1458)
Reported to House with amendment(s) (08/09/1978)
States that the Territory of American Samoa shall be represented in the United States Congress by a nonvoting delegate to the House of Representatives. Sets forth the procedures for the election of such delegate.
Limits the clerk hire allowance for the Delegate to a single per annum gross rate that is 50 percent of the clerk hire allowance of a Member of the House of Representatives.
Entitles the Delegate to the same privileges and immunities that are, or hereinafter may be, granted to the nonvoting Delegate from the Territory of Guam.