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S. 826 (95th): Department of Energy Organization Act

An Act to establish a Department of Energy in the executive branch by the reorganization of energy functions within the Federal Government in order to secure effective management to assure a coordinated national energy policy, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Mar 1, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 4, 1977

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 4, 1977.

Law
Pub.L. 95-91
Sponsor

Abraham Ribicoff

Senator for Connecticut

Democrat

Text

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Last Updated: Aug 4, 1977

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History

Mar 1, 1977
 
Introduced

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May 14, 1977
 
Ordered Reported

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May 18, 1977
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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Jun 3, 1977
 
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.

Aug 4, 1977
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Aug 4, 1977
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

S. 826 (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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