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Legislative History and Digest for S. 1936


S.1936

OFFICIAL TITLE AS INTRODUCED: A bill to amend the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982.

Note: S. 1271 as amended is identical to this bill.

SPONSOR: Sen. Larry Craig (R-ID)

INTRODUCED: July 9, 1996

COSPONSOR: Sen. Frank Murkowski (R-AK)

RELATED LEGISLATION:
H.R.496 (Vuchanovich, R-NV)
H.R.1020 (Upton, R-MI)
S.167 (Johnston, D-LA)
S.544 (Bryan, D-NV)
S.1271 (Craig, R-ID)

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:


STATUS: Floor Actions

07/31/96 Measure passed Senate, amended, roll call #259 (63-37)
07/31/96 Measure considered in Senate
07/30/96 Unanimous consent agreement in Senate to consider Measure on July 31
07/24/96 Unanimous consent agreement in Senate to consider Measure on July 31
07/24/96 Unanimous consent agreement in Senate to vitiate vote on cloture motion
07/16/96 Unanimous consent agreement in Senate to vote on Cloture motion on July 25
07/16/96 Cloture motion filed in Senate on Measure
07/16/96 Measure considered in Senate
07/16/96 Measure called up by unanimous consent in Senate
07/16/96 Motion to proceed to consideration of Measure withdrawn in Senate
07/16/96 Cloture motion on motion to proceed to consideration of Measure passed Senate, roll call #193 (65-34)
07/16/96 Motion to proceed to consideration of Measure considered in Senate
07/11/96 Motion to proceed to consideration of Measure withdrawn in Senate
07/11/96 Cloture motion on motion to proceed to consideration of Measure filed in Senate
07/11/96 Motion to proceed to consideration of Measure considered in Senate
07/10/96 Placed on calendar in Senate


STATUS: Detailed Legislative History

Senate Action(s)

Jul 9, 96:
Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Jul 10, 96:
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 490.
Jul 11, 96:
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed presented in Senate.
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate.
Jul 16, 96:
Motion to proceed considered in Senate.
Cloture on the motion to proceed invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 65-34. Record Vote No: 193.
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate.
Measure laid before Senate.
Cloture motion presented in Senate.
Jul 24, 96:
Cloture motion withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate.
Jul 31, 96:
Measure laid before Senate.
Amendment SP 5055 proposed by Senator Murkowski.
Amendment SP 5055 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 86-12. Record Vote No: 256.
Amendment SP 5037 proposed by Senator Wellstone.
Motion to table SP 5037 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 83-17. Record Vote No: 257.
Amendment SP 5051 proposed by Senator Murkowski.
Amendment SP 5051 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Amendment SP 5048 proposed by Senator Murkowski.
Amendment SP 5048 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Amendment SP 5075 proposed by Senator Bryan.
Amendment SP 5075 not agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Amendment SP 5073 proposed by Senator Bryan.
Motion to table SP 5073 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 73-27. Record Vote No: 258.
Passed Senate with amendments by Yea-Nay Vote. 63-37. Record Vote No: 259.
Aug 1, 96:
Message on Senate action sent to the House.

House Action(s)

Oct 4, 96:
Referred to the Committee on Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Resources, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Nov 1, 96:
Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.
Oct 4, 96:
Referred to the Committee on Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Resources, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration o f such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Resources, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

COMPLETE BILL TEXT AND DIGEST:
The complete bill text and digest can be found on Thomas: The Library of Congress Web Site. In Thomas, click on Full Text of Legislation, then 104th Congress Bills, then Search by Bill Number, type in s. 1936, and hit RUN QUERY.

(Source: Library of Congress)


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Last updated December 26, 1996 by David Applegate, AGI Government Affairs

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