S. 558 (98th): Geothermal Steam Act Amendments of 1983


Feb 23, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 23, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Henry “Scoop” Jackson

Senator from Washington


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Geothermal Steam Act of 1970 (30 U.S.C. 1001 et seq.) to expedite exploration and development of geothermal resources.

Summary (CRS)

2/23/1983--Introduced.Geothermal Steam Act Amendments of 1983 - Amends the Geothermal Steam Act of 1970 to redefine the term "known geothermal resource area" to mean an area where the prospects for ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 23, 1983

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 558”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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S. 669 (97th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 10, 1981

H.J.Res. 648 (Related)
A joint resolution making continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1985, and for other ...

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 12, 1984

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