94th Congress (1975-1977)

President: Gerald Ford (R-MI)

House Majority Party: Democrat

House Majority Seats: 291 out of 435

House Speaker: Rep. Carl Albert (D-OK)

 

Vice President: Nelson Rockefeller (D-NY)

Senate Majority Party: Democrat 

Senate Majority Seats: 61 out of 100

Senate Majority Leader: Sen. Mike Mansfield (D-MT)

"Most of the time, senators are unwilling to have their extended debates labeled as filibusters. But as far as I am concerned, one may call it whatever he wants. A rose by any other name smells the same." - Sen. Robert Byrd (D-WV) (above)

Enactments:

Tax Reduction Act of 1975

Cambodian and Vietnamese Refugees Act

Securities Act Amendments of 1975

Legislative Appropriations Act of 1975

Voting Rights Act Amendments of 1975

Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975

New York City Seasonal Financing Act of 1975

Repeal of Fair Trade Laws

Energy Policy and Conservation Act

Labor, Health and Welfare Appropriations Act of 1976

Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976

Equal Credit Opportunity Act Amendments of 1976

Establish a Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1976

 

Enactments (cont):

National Science and Technology Policy, Organization, and Priorities Act of 1976

Indochina Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 1975 Amendment

International Security Assistance and Arms Export Control Act of 1976

Agriculture Appropriations Act of 1976

Government in the Sunshine Act

National Emergencies Act

Legislative Branch Appropriations Act of 1976

Tax Reform Act of 1976

Toxic Substances Control Act

Copyright Law Revision of 1976

Unemployment Compensation Overhaul

Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976

National Forest Management Act of 1976