H.R. 5037 (95th): National Energy Conservation Policy Act

The National Energy Conservation Policy Act of 1978 (NECPA, Pub.L. 95–619, 92 Stat. 3206, enacted November 9, 1978) is a United States statute which was enacted as part of the National Energy Act.

The H.R. 5037 legislation was passed by the 95th U.S. Congressional session and enacted into law by the 39th President of the United ...


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Mar 14, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978


Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 9, 1978

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 9, 1978.


Pub.L. 95-619


Jack Kemp

Representative for New York's 38th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 9, 1978


Mar 14, 1977

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 18, 1977
Passed House

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

Sep 13, 1977
Passed Senate with Changes

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

Nov 9, 1978
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Nov 9, 1978
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

H.R. 5037 (95th) 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 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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