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H.R. 649 (105th): Department of Energy Standardization Act of 1997


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.

Sponsor and status

Daniel “Dan” Schaefer

Sponsor. Representative for Colorado's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 27, 1997
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Feb 6, 1997
105th Congress (1997–1998)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 18, 1997

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 18, 1997.

Law
Pub.L. 105-28
Source

History

Feb 6, 1997
 
Introduced

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Mar 5, 1997
 
Ordered Reported

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Mar 11, 1997
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Jun 11, 1997
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

Jun 27, 1997
 
Passed Senate

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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 18, 1997
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 649 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 649. This is the one from the 105th Congress.

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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