H.R. 3060 (104th): Antarctic Science, Tourism, and Conservation Act of 1996


Mar 12, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 2, 1996

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 2, 1996.


Pub.L. 104-227


Robert Walker

Representative for Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 10, 1996
Length: 11 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To implement the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty.

Summary (CRS)

9/4/1996--Passed Senate amended.TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Amendments to the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978 Title II: Conforming Amendments to Other Laws Title III: Polar Research and Policy Study Antarctic ... Read more >


Mar 12, 1996

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 24, 1996
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 10, 1996
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Sep 4, 1996
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 10, 1996
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 2, 1996
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3060”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


28 cosponsors (17R, 11D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Jun 10, 1996 5:46 p.m.
Passed 352/4

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1645 (Supersedes)
Antarctic Science, Tourism, and Conservation Act of 1996

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 6, 1996

H.Con.Res. 211 (Related)
Directing the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make a technical correction in ...

Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution)
Sep 17, 1996

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