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.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

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

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 373” means this is a Senate 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.


Feb 1, 1983
Reported by Committee
Mar 17, 1983
Passed Senate
Jun 27, 1983
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House with Changes
Apr 24, 1984
Passed Senate with Changes
Jun 21, 1984
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
House Agreed to Changes
Jun 26, 1984
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 31, 1984


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

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