H.R. 5916 (101st): To require the President of the United States to use the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in the event of a domestic energy supply shortage, to amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act and the Export Administration Act of 1979 to prohibit the exportation of refined petroleum products except under certain circumstances, and for other purposes.


Oct 24, 1990
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 24, 1990, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas Tauke

Representative for Iowa's 2nd congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

Amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to direct the President to use the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in the event of a domestic energy supply shortage.Amends the Export Administration Act ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 24, 1990

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5916”). 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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