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


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

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

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

5/17/1996--Introduced.TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleXXXI(sic) - Department of Energy National Security Programs Subtitle A: National Security Programs Authorizations Subtitle B: Recurring General Provisions Subtitle C: Program Authorizations, Restrictions, and Limitations Subtitle ... Read more >

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May 2, 1996
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May 17, 1996

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H.R. 3230 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Sep 23, 1996

S. 1763 (Related)
Department of Energy National Security Act for Fiscal Year 1997

Passed Senate
Last Action: Jul 10, 1996

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