H.R. 4904 (98th): A bill to stabilize domestic oil prices by creating an independent corporation to buy and sell crude oil and petroleum products.


Feb 22, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 22, 1984, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard Ottinger

Representative for New York's 20th congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

2/22/1984--Introduced.Creates the Oil Trading Corporation (the Corporation) to:(1) acquire crude oil and petroleum products;(2) acquire storage facilities;(3) use, lease, or dispose of the storage facilities;(4) maintain reserves of crude oil ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 22, 1984

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4904”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (7D) (show)
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