S. 2941 (97th): A bill to authorize funds for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for fiscal year 1983 to carry out the provisions of the National Ocean Pollution Planning Act of 1978.


Sep 23, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on December 17, 1982 but was never passed by the House.


Harrison Schmitt

Senator from New Mexico


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

(Measure passed Senate, amended) Amends the National Ocean Pollution Planning Act of 1978 to authorize appropriations for FY 1983 for the administration of such Act by the National Oceanic and ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 23, 1982

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 6, 1982
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Dec 17, 1982
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2941”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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

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