S. 1777 (104th): Department of Energy National Security Act for Fiscal Year 1997

An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1997 for certain activities of the Department of Energy, and for other purposes.

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May 17, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Enacted as H.R. 3230 (companion bill)

Strom Thurmond

Senator from South Carolina



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Last Updated: May 17, 1996
Length: 52 pages

See Instead:

S. 1763 (same title)
Passed Senate — Jul 10, 1996


May 2, 1996
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May 17, 1996

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S. 1777 (104th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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