S. 1250 (96th): Stevenson Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980


May 24, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 21, 1980

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 21, 1980.


Pub.L. 96-480


Adlai Stevenson III

Senator from Illinois



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Last Updated: Oct 21, 1980

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to promote United States technological innovation for the achievement of national economic, environmental, and social goals, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/26/1980--Senate agreed to House amendment with amendment.(Senate agreed to House amendments with amendments) Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980 - Directs the Secretary of Commerce to establish and maintain an ... Read more >


May 24, 1979

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 15, 1980
Reported by Committee

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May 28, 1980
Passed Senate

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Sep 8, 1980
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

Oct 21, 1980
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Oct 21, 1980
Text Published

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1250”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


10 cosponsors (8D, 2R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 6186 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 19, 1979

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