Sponsor and status
96th Congress (1979–1980)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 22, 1980 but was never passed by the Senate.
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).
Representative for Utah's 1st congressional district
3 Cosponsors (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)
May 1, 1980
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 22, 1980
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
H.R. 7242 (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. 7242. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A bill to facilitate and encourage the production of oil from tar sand and other hydrocarbon deposits, H.R. 7242, 96th Cong. (1980).
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