H.R. 527 (113th): Helium Stewardship Act of 2013

Introduced:

Feb 6, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 2, 2013

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 2, 2013.

Law:

Pub.L. 113-40

Sponsor:

Doc Hastings

Representative for Washington's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 27, 2013
Length: 14 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Helium Act to complete the privatization of the Federal helium reserve in a competitive market fashion that ensures stability in the helium markets while protecting the interests of American taxpayers, and for other purposes.

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History

Feb 6, 2013
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 20, 2013
 
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.

Apr 26, 2013
 
Passed House

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

Sep 19, 2013
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Sep 25, 2013
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Sep 26, 2013
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

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.

Oct 2, 2013
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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