A bill to promote the orderly exploration for and commercial recovery of hard mineral resources of the deep seabed, pending adoption of an international regime relating thereto.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
95th Congress (1977–1978)
This bill was introduced on August 18, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
Senator for Montana
2 Cosponsors (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)
Aug 5, 1977
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Aug 18, 1978
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
S. 2053 (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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2053. This is the one from the 95th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Deep Seabed Mineral Resources Act, S. 2053, 95th Cong. (1977).
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