S. 3236 (96th): A bill to provide that royalties received by the United States from the production of oil, gas, coal, and minerals on Federal lands shall be used to reduce the public debt.


Dec 2, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 2, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Henry Bellmon
Senator from Oklahoma

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Summary (CRS)
Requires the deposit of royalties received by the United States under oil, gas, coal, and mineral leases in a special fund in the Treasury of the United States. Limits the ...

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Dec 2, 1980


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