S. 521 (94th): Energy Supply Act

A bill to increase the supply of energy in the United States from the Outer Continental Shelf; to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act; and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 3, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on July 21, 1976 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.

Sponsor:

Henry “Scoop” Jackson

Senator from Washington

Democrat

History

Feb 3, 1975
 
Introduced

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Jul 17, 1975
 
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.

Jul 30, 1975
 
Passed Senate

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

Jul 21, 1976
 
Passed House with Changes

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

S. 521 (94th) 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 94th Congress, which met from Jan 14, 1975 to Oct 1, 1976. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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