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S. 932 (96th): Energy Security Act

About the bill

Source: Wikipedia

The Energy Security Act was signed into law by U.S. President Jimmy Carter on June 30, 1980.

It consisted of six major acts:

  • U.S. Synthetic Fuels Corporation Act
  • Biomass Energy and Alcohol Fuels Act
  • Renewable Energy Resources Act
  • Solar Energy and Energy Conservation Act
  • Solar Energy and Energy Conservation Bank Act
  • Geothermal Energy Act
  • Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Act

This summary is from Wikipedia.

Sponsor and status

Apr 9, 1979
96th Congress (1979–1980)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 30, 1980

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 30, 1980.

Pub.L. 96-294

William Proxmire

Senator for Wisconsin



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Last Updated: Jun 30, 1980



Apr 9, 1979

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May 15, 1979
Ordered Reported

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Jun 20, 1979
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Jun 26, 1979
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 8, 1979
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

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

Jun 30, 1980
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Jun 30, 1980
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

S. 932 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 932. This is the one from the 96th Congress.

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

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