S. 521 (94th): Energy Supply Act


Feb 3, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976

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.


Henry “Scoop” Jackson

Senator from Washington


About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

9/20/1976--Conference report filed in House.(Conference report filed in House, H. Rept. 94-1632) Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act Amendments - =TitleI - Findings and Purposes with Respect to Managing the Resources ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 3, 1975

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Jul 17, 1975
Reported by Committee

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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.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 521”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (6D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Jul 30, 1975 midnight
unknown 67/19

Related Bills

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S. 3221 (93rd) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed Senate
Last Action: Sep 18, 1974

H.R. 6218 (Related)
Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act Amendments

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 21, 1976

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