S. 3050 (96th): A bill to amend section 21 of the Act of February 25, 1920, commonly known as the Mineral Leasing Act.


Aug 21, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 21, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Henry “Scoop” Jackson

Senator from Washington


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Summary (CRS)

8/21/1980--Introduced.Amends the Mineral Leasing Act to revise the authority of the Secretary of Energy to lease lands containing oil shale deposits.Permits such leases to exceed 5120 acres of land if ... Read more >

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Aug 21, 1980

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S. 1032 (97th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 29, 1981

H.R. 7857 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 29, 1980

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