S. 2898 (97th): Critical Materials Act of 1982


Sep 10, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 10, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Howard Cannon

Senator from Nevada


About the bill

Full Title

A bill entitled the "Critical Materials Act of 1982."

Summary (CRS)

9/10/1982--Introduced.Critical Materials Act of 1982 - Establishes a Council on Critical Materials under the Executive Office of the President to:(1) advise the President on national policy concerning critical materials;(2) coordinate ... Read more >

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Sep 10, 1982

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