S. 1883 (94th): A bill to conserve gasoline by directing the Secretary of Transportation to establish and enforce mandatory fuel economy performance standards for new automobiles and light-duty trucks, to establish a research and development program leading to advanced automobile prototypes.


Jun 5, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on July 15, 1975 but was never passed by the House.


Warren Magnuson

Senator from Washington


About the bill

Summary (CRS)
7/15/1975--Passed Senate amended.(Measure passed Senate, amended, roll call #285 (65-21)) =TitleI - Automobile Fuel Economy=Automobile Fuel Economy Act - Adds a new title to the Motor Vehicle Information and Cost ... Read more >
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S. 622 (Related)
Energy Policy and Conservation Act

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 22, 1975

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Jun 5, 1975
Reported by Committee
Jun 5, 1975
Passed Senate
Jul 15, 1975


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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Jul 15, 1975 midnight
unknown 25/59
Jul 15, 1975 midnight
unknown 63/21

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