H.R. 5520 (101st): Octane Display and Disclosure Act of 1990


Aug 3, 1990
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 23, 1990 but was never passed by the Senate.


Philip Sharp

Representative for Indiana's 2nd congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Petroleum Marketing Practices Act to require certification and posting for all liquid automotive fuels, to provide the States more authority to enforce automotive fuel posting requirements, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Amends the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to affirm State authority to regulate the disposal of certain low-level radioactive waste for which the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) does not require ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 3, 1990

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 25, 1990
Reported by Committee

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Oct 23, 1990
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5520”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2578 (102nd) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 6, 1991

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