S. 3418 (95th): Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act


Aug 16, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 16, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Henry “Scoop” Jackson

Senator from Washington


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to assist the electrical consumers of the Pacific Northwest through use of the Federal Columbia River Power System to achieve cost-effective energy conservation, to encourage the development of renewable energy resources, to establish a representative regional power planning process, to assure the region of an efficient and adequate power supply, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/16/1978--Introduced.Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act - Directs the Administrator of the Bonneville Power Administration to develop and maintain comprehensive programs to insure widespread public involvement in formulating ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 16, 1978

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3418”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (3R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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S. 885 (96th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 5, 1980

H.R. 13931 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 17, 1978

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