S. 373 (98th): Arctic Research and Policy Act of 1984


Feb 1, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 31, 1984

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 31, 1984.


Pub.L. 98-373


Frank Murkowski

Senator from Alaska



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Last Updated: Jul 31, 1984

About the bill

Full Title

An act to provide for a comprehensive national policy dealing with national research needs and objectives in the Arctic, for a National Critical Materials Council, for development of a continuing and comprehensive national materials policy, for programs necessary to carry out that policy, including Federal programs of advanced materials research and technology, and for innovation in basic industries, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

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Feb 1, 1983

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 17, 1983
Reported by Committee

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Jun 27, 1983
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.

Apr 24, 1984
Passed House with Changes

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

Jun 21, 1984
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 26, 1984
House 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.

Jul 31, 1984
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 373”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Related Bills

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S. 1562 (97th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed Senate
Last Action: Dec 10, 1982

H.R. 4186 (Related)
National Critical Materials Act of 1983

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Nov 10, 1983

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