S. 1874 (104th): Department of Energy Standardization Act of 1996


Jun 13, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on September 28, 1996 but was never passed by the House.


John Johnston Jr.

Senator from Louisiana



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Last Updated: Sep 28, 1996
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend sections of the Department of Energy Organization Act that are obsolete or inconsistent with other statutes and to repeal a related section of the Federal Energy Administration Act of 1974.

Summary (CRS)

6/13/1996--Introduced.Department of Energy Standardization Act of 1996 - Amends the Department of Energy Organization Act to repeal certain procedural guidelines governing: (1) rules publication and notice requirements; and (2) rule ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 13, 1996

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 19, 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.

Sep 28, 1996
Passed Senate

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

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1874”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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

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