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Representative Sampling of the Great Society Laws

These are a representative sampling of the laws passed during the Johnson administration to promote the Great Society.

 NAME


SAFETY STANDARDS FOR AUTOMOBILE SEAT BELTS

DATE


DEC. 13, 1963

HIGHER EDUCATION FACILITIES ACT OF 1963

DEC. 16, 1963 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE ACT OF 1963

 DEC. 16, 1963

PREVENTION & ABATEMENT OF AIR POLLUTION
(THE CLEAN AIR ACT)

 DEC. 17, 1963

VOCATIONAL EDUCATION ACT OF 1963

 DEC. 18, 1963

AMENDMENT OF MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT & TRAINING ACT OF 1962

 DEC. 19, 1963

AMENDMENT OF ADULT INDIAN VOCATIONAL TRAINING

 DEC. 23, 1963

PARTICIPATION OF U.S. IN THE HAGUE CONFERENCE

DEC. 30, 1963 

DEVELOPMENT BANK ACT

  JAN. 22,1964

RENAMING THE NATIONAL CULTURAL CENTER ACT TO JOHN F. KENNEDY CULTURAL CENTER ACT

  JAN. 23, 1964

PRESIDENTIAL TRANSITION ACT OF 1963

  MAR. 7, 1964

AMENDMENT OF FEDERAL AIRPORT ACT 

MAR. 11, 1964 

AMENDMENT OF FEDERAL EMPLOYEES HEALTH BENEFITS ACT OF 1959

MAR.17, 1964

AGRICULTURAL ACT OF 1964 (COTTON AND WHEAT PROGRAMS)

 APRIL 11, 1964

AMERICAN-MEXICAN CHAMIZAL CONVENTION ACT OF 1964

 APRIL 29, 1964

AMENDMENT OF FEDERAL INSECTICIDE, FUNGICIDE, AND RODENTICIDE ACT

 MAY 12, 1964

AMENDMENT OF INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION ACT

 MAY 26, 1964

CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964

 JULY 2, 1964

ROOSEVELT CAMPOBELLO INTERNATIONAL PARK ACT

 JULY 7, 1964

URBAN MASS TRANSPORTATION ACT OF 1964

 JULY 9, 1964

WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH ACT OF 1964

JULY 17, 1964 

FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAY ACT OF 1964

 AUG. 13, 1964

APPROPRIATIONS FOR LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

 AUG. 20, 1964

CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT OF 1964

 AUG. 20, 1964

SECURITIES ACTS AMENDMENTS OF 1964

 AUG. 20, 1964

ESTABLISHMENT OF OZARK NATIONAL SCENIC RIVER WAYS

 AUG. 27, 1964

ESTABLISHMENT OF FORT BOWIE NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE

AUG. 30, 1964 

FOOD STAMP ACT OF 1964 

AUG. 31, 1964 

ACT TO THE SENECA NATION

AUG. 31, 1964 

AMENDMENT TO THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1954 

 SEPT. 2, 1964

WILDERNESS ACT 

SEPT. 3, 1964 

LAND AND WATER CONSERVATION FUND ACT OF 1965 

 SEPT. 3, 1964

NATIONAL ARTS CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 1964 

 SEPT. 3, 1964

NURSE TRAINING ACT OF 1964 

SEPT. 4, 1964 

NATIONAL DEFENSE EDUCATION ACT AMENDMENTS, 1964 

 OCT. 16, 1964

AMENDMENT OF AGRICULTURAL ADJUSTMENT ACT OF 1938

APRIL 16, 1965 

MANPOWER ACT OF 1965 

 APRIL 26, 1965

OLDER AMERICANS ACT OF 1965

 JULY 14, 1965

DRUG ABUSE CONTROL AMENDMENTS OF 1965

 JULY 15, 1965

FEDERAL CIGARETTE LABELING AND ADVERTISING ACT

 JULY 27, 1965

SOCIAL SECURITY AMENDMENTS OF 1965

 JULY 30, 1965

VOTING RIGHTS ACT OF 1965 

AUG. 6, 1965 

HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 1965 

AUG. 10, 1965 

PUBLIC WORKS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 1965

AUG. 26, 1965 

AMENDMENT TO EXTEND TO DISABLED VETERANS TIME LIMITS TO PURSUE VOCATIONAL TRAINING

 AUG. 26, 1965

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT ACT 

SEPT. 9, 1965

LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCE ACT OF 1965 

 SEPT. 22, 1965

NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS & THE HUMANITIES ACT OF 1965 

 SEPT. 29, 1965

AMENDMENT OF FEDERAL WATER POLLUTION CONTROL ACT

 OCT. 2, 1965

AMENDMENT TO THE IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY ACT 

 OCT. 3, 1965

HEART DISEASE, CANCER, AND STROKE AMENDMENTS OF 1965 

 OCT. 6, 1965

ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY AMENDMENTS OF 1965 

OCT. 9, 1965 

REPEAL STATUTES RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF WOMEN TO CLERKSHIPS IN THE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS 

 OCT. 19, 1965

APPROPRIATIONS FOR FOREIGN ASSISTANCE

 OCT. 20, 1965

ALLOW THE SHOWING IN THE U.S. OF U.S. INFORMATION AGENCY FILM" JOHN F. KENNEDY-YEARS OF LIGHTNING, DAY OF DRUMS"

 OCT. 20, 1965

MEDICAL LIBRARY ASSISTANCE ACT OF 1965 

 OCT. 22, 1965

FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL ACT OF 1965 

 NOV. 3, 1965

HIGHER EDUCATION ACT OF 1965 

 NOV. 8, 1965

VETERANS' READJUSTMENT BENEFITS ACT OF 1966 

 MARCH 3, 1966

RELIEVE VICTIMS OF HUNGER IN INDIA

 APRIL 19, 1966

AUTHORIZE DISPOSAL OF RHODIUM FROM THE NATIONAL STOCKPILE

 MAY 11, 1966

BAIL REFORM ACT OF 1966

 JUNE 22, 1966

ESTABLISHMENT OF CHAMIZAL NATIONAL MEMORIAL 

 JUNE 30, 1966

AMENDMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE ACT (RIGHT OF PUBLIC TO INFORMATION)

 JULY 4, 1966

AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR MILITARY AND OTHER PURPOSES

 JULY 13, 1966

COTTON RESEARCH AND PROMOTION ACT 

 JULY 13, 1966

LANDS FOR THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES 

 AUG. 1, 1966

FAIR LABOR STANDARDS AMENDMENTS OF 1966 

 SEPT. 23, 1966

CHILD NUTRITION ACT OF 1966

 OCT. 11, 1966

PRESERVATION OF HISTORICAL PROPERTIES

 OCT. 15, 1966

CONSERVATION OF NATIVE SPECIES

 OCT. 15, 1966

ESTABLISHMENT OF THE MODEL SECONDARY SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF 

 OCT. 15, 1966

ADJUST STATUS OF CUBAN REFUGEES 

NOV. 2, 1966 

DEMONSTRATION CITIES AND METROPOLITAN DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 1966

 NOV. 3, 1966

FAIR PACKAGING AND LABELING ACT

 NOV. 3, 1966

CHILD PROTECTION ACT OF 1966 

 NOV. 3, 1966

MEDICAL REPORTING OF MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS IN D.C., OF CHILD ABUSE

 NOV. 6, 1966

NARCOTIC ADDICT REHABILITATION ACT OF 1966 

 NOV. 8, 1966

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON WATER FOR PEACE 

 NOV. 8, 1966

FOREIGN INVESTORS TAX ACT

 NOV. 13, 1966

AMENDMENT OF UNIVERSAL MILITARY TRAINING AND SERVICE ACT 

 JUNE 30, 1967

PUBLIC BROADCASTING ACT OF 1967 

 NOV. 7, 1967

REMOVE RESTRICTIONS ON THE CAREERS OF FEMALE OFFICERS

 NOV. 8, 1967

NATIONAL COMMISSION ON PRODUCT SAFETY 

 NOV. 20, 1967

AMENDMENT OF FLAMMABLE FABRICS ACT 

 DEC. 14, 1967

AMENDMENT OF MEAT INSPECTION ACT 

 DEC. 15, 1967

AGE DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT ACT OF 1967 

DEC. 15, 1967 

SUPPORT OF EDUCATION OF INDIAN CHILDREN

 MARCH 30, 1968

NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH ACT 

 MAY 8, 1968

AUTHORIZE A STUDY AND INVESTIGATION OF EXISTING COMPENSATION SYSTEM FOR MOTOR VEHICLE LOSSES

MAY 22, 1968

CONSUMER CREDIT PROTECTION ACT

MAY 29, 1968

CANAL ZONE CODE

 JUNE 22, 1968

ANIMAL DRUG AMENDMENTS OF 1968 

 JULY 11, 1968

NURSING HOME CARE FOR VETERANS 

 JULY 26, 1968

WHITE HOUSE CONFERENCE ON AGING 

 SEPT. 28, 1968

LANDS FOR PAWNEE INDIAN TRIBES 

OCT. 2, 1968 

BETTER CONTROL OF THE INTERSTATE TRAFFIC IN FIREARMS 

 OCT. 22, 1968


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