skip to main content

H.R. 6258 (96th): A bill providing for reinstatement and validation of U.S. Oil and Gas Leases Nos. C-9496, C-9711, C-11600, C-11621, C-11622, C-11630, C-11631, C-11597, C-11599, C-13774, C-14197, C-17049, C-18262, C-26048, C-13532, C-11581, C-11585, C-11590, C-11591, and C-11595.

Sponsor and status


Jan 22, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 12, 1980

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 12, 1980.


Pvt.L. 96-71


James “Jim” Johnson

Representative for Colorado's 4th congressional district



Read Text »
Last Updated: Dec 12, 1980


Jan 22, 1980

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Sep 4, 1980
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Dec 2, 1980
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Dec 12, 1980
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 6258 (96th) 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 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“H.R. 6258 — 96th Congress: A bill providing for reinstatement and validation of U.S. Oil and Gas Leases Nos. C-9496, ...” 1980. May 28, 2018 <>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from, the official portal of the United States Congress. is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.