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


About the bill

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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 2, 1980

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3236”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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