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Legislative History and Digest of H.R. 3198

SPONSOR: Rep. Ken Calvert (R-CA)

Introduced 03/29/96

A bill to reauthorize and amend the National Geologic Mapping Act of 1992, and for other purposes.



Floor Actions

10/01/96 Report filed by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, S. Rept. 104-395
09/13/96 Reported to Senate from Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (without written report)
07/31/96 Referred to Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
07/30/96 Measure passed House
07/30/96 Measure considered in House
07/30/96 Measure called up under motion to suspend rules and pass in House
07/11/96 Reported to House from the Committee on Resources, H. Rept. 104-668

Detailed Legislative History

House Action(s)

Mar 29, 96:
Referred to the House Committee on Resources.
Apr 4, 96:
Executive Comment Requested from Interior.
Apr 4, 96:
Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
Apr 23, 96:
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Jun 19, 96:
Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Discharged.
Jun 19, 96:
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Jun 19, 96:
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
Jul 11, 96:
Reported to House by House Committee on Resources. H. Rept. 104-668.
Jul 11, 96:
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 342.
Jul 30, 96:
Called up by House under suspension of the rules.
Passed House by voice vote.

Senate Action(s)

Jul 31, 96:
Received in the Senate and read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Aug 1, 96:
Referred to Subcommittee on Forests and Public Lands.
Sep 12, 96:
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
Sep 13, 96:
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported to Senate by Senator Murkowski without amendment. Without written report.
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 597.
Oct 1, 96:
By Senator Murkowski from Committee on Energy and Natural Resources filed written report. Report No. 104-395.

The complete bill text is available 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 hr 3198 , hit RUN QUERY, and choose the most recent version.


National Geologic Mapping Reauthorization Act of 1996 - Amends the National Geologic Mapping Act of 1992 to establish a national cooperative geologic mapping program between the U.S. Geological Survey and State geological surveys.

Establishes a geologic mapping advisory committee to advise the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey on planning and implementation of the geological mapping program.

Authorizes appropriations.


Rep Rahall - 5/21/96
Rep Lipinski - 5/21/96
Rep Vucanovich - 5/21/96
Rep Sanders - 5/21/96
Rep Gallegly - 5/21/96
Rep Hayworth - 5/21/96
Rep Morella - 5/21/96

Source: Library of Congress
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Last updated December 26, 1996 by David Applegate, AGI Government Affairs

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