TO AMEND H.R. 6804 BY STRIKING THE PROVISIONS THAT WOULD HAVE ASSIGNED CERTAIN REGULATORY POWERS SOLELY TO THE SECRETARY OF ENERGY.

Date:

Jun 2, 1977

Number:

House Vote #276
95th Congress

Result:

unknown

Source:

Professor Keith Poole

This vote was related to a bill introduced by Rep. Jack Brooks [D-TX9, 1967-1994] on May 2, 1977, H.R. 6804 (95th): Department of Energy Organization Act.

Totals     Democrat     Republican
  Yea 246
 
 
57%
131 115
  Nay 129
 
 
30%
119 10
Not Voting 58
 
 
13%
38 20
Required: unknown

Vote Details

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