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H.R. 6538 (96th): A bill to authorize and direct the Secretary of the Interior to reinstate oil and gas lease New Mexico 33955.


Sponsor and status

Introduced
Feb 19, 1980
96th Congress (1979–1980)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 9, 1980

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 9, 1980.

Law
Pvt.L. 96-61
Sponsor

Harold Runnels

Representative for New Mexico's 2nd congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: Oct 9, 1980

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History

Feb 19, 1980
 
Introduced

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Sep 16, 1980
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Sep 26, 1980
 
Passed Senate

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Oct 9, 1980
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 6538 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 6538. This is the one from the 96th Congress.

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.

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