S. 677 (94th): Strategic Energy Reserves Act


Feb 12, 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 8, 1975 but was never passed by the House.


Henry “Scoop” Jackson

Senator from Washington


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish a strategic energy reserve office in the Federal Energy Administration, to create a strategic energy reserve system to minimize the impact of interruptions or reductions of energy imports.

Summary (CRS)

7/8/1975--Passed Senate amended.(Measure passed Senate, amended, roll call #263 (91-0)) Strategic Energy Reserves Act - =TitleI - General Provisions=Declares it to be the policy of the United States to create ... Read more >

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Feb 12, 1975

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Jun 26, 1975
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Jul 8, 1975
Passed Senate

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 677”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
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S. 622 (Related)
Energy Policy and Conservation Act

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 22, 1975

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