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H.R. 629 (105th): Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Consent Act

To grant the consent of the Congress to the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 6, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 20, 1998

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 20, 1998.

Law:

Pub.L. 105-236

Sponsor:

Joe Barton

Representative for Texas's 6th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 2, 1998
Length: 11 pages

History

Feb 6, 1997
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 25, 1997
 
Ordered Reported

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

Oct 7, 1997
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Apr 1, 1998
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

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.

Jul 29, 1998
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House (Senate next)

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

Sep 2, 1998
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Sep 20, 1998
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 629 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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