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S. 885 (96th): Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act

A bill to assist the electrical consumers of the Pacific Northwest through use of the Federal Columbia River Power System to achieve cost-effective energy conservation, to encourage the development of renewable energy resources, to establish a representative regional power planning process, to assure the region of an efficient and adequate power supply, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Introduced:

Apr 5, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 5, 1980

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 5, 1980.

Law:

Pub.L. 96-501

Sponsor:

Henry “Scoop” Jackson

Senator for Washington

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 5, 1980

History

Apr 5, 1979
 
Introduced

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Jul 30, 1979
 
Ordered Reported

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Aug 3, 1979
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Nov 17, 1980
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

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

Nov 19, 1980
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Dec 5, 1980
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 885 (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.

This bill was introduced in the 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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