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S. 622 (94th): Energy Policy and Conservation Act


About the bill

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The Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 (EPCA) (Pub.L. 94–163, 89 Stat. 871, enacted December 22, 1975) is a United States Act of Congress that responded to the 1973 oil crisis by creating a comprehensive approach to federal energy policy. The primary goals of EPCA are to increase energy production and supply, reduce energy demand, provide energy efficiency, and give the executive branch additional powers to respond to disruptions in energy supply. Most notably, EPCA established the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, the Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products ...

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Feb 7, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 22, 1975

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 22, 1975.

Law
Pub.L. 94-163
Sponsor

Henry “Scoop” Jackson

Senator for Washington

Democrat

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Last Updated: Dec 22, 1975

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History

Feb 7, 1975
 
Introduced

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Mar 5, 1975
 
Ordered Reported

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Apr 10, 1975
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Sep 23, 1975
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

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

Dec 17, 1975
 
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.

Dec 22, 1975
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 622 (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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