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102nd Congress (1991 - 1992)
S.272
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S.272
Latest Title: High-Performance Computing Act of 1991
Sponsor: Sen Gore, Albert, Jr. [TN] (introduced 1/24/1991)      Cosponsors (24)
Related Bills: H.R.656S.343
Latest Major Action: 12/9/1991 Became Public Law No: 102-194.
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MAJOR ACTIONS:

1/24/1991 Introduced in Senate
5/16/1991 Committee on Commerce. Reported to Senate by Senator Hollings with an amendment in the nature of a substitute and an amendment to the title. With written report No. 102-57.
9/11/1991 Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Voice Vote.
11/20/1991 Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed without objection.
11/22/1991 Resolving differences -- Senate actions: Senate agreed to the House amendments by Voice Vote.
11/22/1991 Cleared for White House.
11/27/1991 Presented to President.
12/9/1991 Signed by President.
12/9/1991 Became Public Law No: 102-194.

ALL ACTIONS: (Floor Actions/Congressional Record Page References)
1/24/1991:
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce.
3/5/1991:
Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 102-23.
3/19/1991:
Committee on Commerce. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
5/16/1991:
Committee on Commerce. Reported to Senate by Senator Hollings with an amendment in the nature of a substitute and an amendment to the title. With written report No. 102-57.
5/16/1991:
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 87.
9/11/1991:
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
9/11/1991:
S.AMDT.1104 Proposed by Senator Gore.
In the nature of a substitute, creating the "High Performance Computing and National Research and Education Network Act of 1991".
9/11/1991:
S.AMDT.1104 Amendment SP 1104 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
9/11/1991:
The committee substitute as amended agreed to by Voice Vote.
9/11/1991:
Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Voice Vote.
9/12/1991 12:29pm:
Received in the House.
9/12/1991:
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
9/12/1991 5:18pm:
Held at the desk.
11/20/1991 5:38pm:
Mr. Brown asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table and consider.
11/20/1991 5:44pm:
Considered by unanimous consent.
11/20/1991 5:49pm:
H.AMDT.414 Amendment (A001) in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Brown.
An amendment to insert a complete new text.
11/20/1991 5:49pm:
H.AMDT.414 On agreeing to the Brown amendment (A001) Agreed to without objection.
11/20/1991 5:50pm:
On passage Passed without objection.
11/20/1991 5:50pm:
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
11/20/1991 5:50pm:
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11/20/1991:
Message on House action received in Senate and held at desk: House amendments to Senate bill.
11/22/1991:
Senate agreed to the House amendments by Voice Vote.
11/22/1991:
Cleared for White House.
11/23/1991:
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
11/27/1991:
Measure Signed in Senate.
11/27/1991:
Presented to President.
12/9/1991:
Signed by President.
12/9/1991:
Became Public Law No: 102-194.

TITLE(S):  (italics indicate a title for a portion of a bill)
COSPONSORS(24), ALPHABETICAL [followed by Cosponsors withdrawn]:     (Sort: by date)

Sen Adams, Brock [WA] - 3/19/1991
Sen Bingaman, Jeff [NM] - 1/24/1991
Sen Breaux, John B. [LA] - 1/24/1991
Sen Conrad, Kent [ND] - 1/24/1991
Sen Cranston, Alan [CA] - 6/26/1991
Sen Durenberger, Dave [MN] - 1/24/1991
Sen Ford, Wendell H. [KY] - 1/24/1991
Sen Glenn, John H., Jr. [OH] - 1/24/1991
Sen Gorton, Slade [WA] - 2/20/1991
Sen Hatfield, Mark O. [OR] - 1/24/1991
Sen Heinz, John [PA] - 3/19/1991
Sen Hollings, Ernest F. [SC] - 1/24/1991
Sen Jeffords, James M. [VT] - 1/24/1991
Sen Kasten, Robert W., Jr. [WI] - 1/24/1991
Sen Kennedy, Edward M. [MA] - 1/24/1991
Sen Kerrey, J. Robert [NE] - 1/24/1991
Sen Kerry, John F. [MA] - 1/24/1991
Sen Kohl, Herb [WI] - 1/24/1991
Sen Lott, Trent [MS] - 4/23/1991
Sen Pressler, Larry [SD] - 1/24/1991
Sen Reid, Harry [NV] - 1/24/1991
Sen Riegle, Donald W., Jr. [MI] - 1/24/1991
Sen Robb, Charles S. [VA] - 1/24/1991
Sen Sasser, Jim [TN] - 4/23/1991


COMMITTEE(S):
RELATED BILL DETAILS:  (additional related bills may be indentified in Status)
AMENDMENT(S):

1. H.AMDT.414 to S.272 An amendment to insert a complete new text.
Sponsor: Rep Brown, George E., Jr. [CA-36] (introduced 11/20/1991)      Cosponsors (None)
Latest Major Action: 11/20/1991 House amendment agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Brown amendment (A001) Agreed to without objection.

2. S.AMDT.1104 to S.272 In the nature of a substitute, creating the "High Performance Computing and National Research and Education Network Act of 1991".
Sponsor: Sen Gore, Albert, Jr. [TN] (introduced 9/11/1991)      Cosponsors (5)
Latest Major Action: 9/11/1991 Senate amendment agreed to. Status: Amendment SP 1104 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.