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Titles (12)

Short Titles

Short Titles as Enacted for portions of this bill
  • Alaska Power Administration Asset Sale and Termination Act
  • Outer Continental Shelf Deep Water Royalty Relief Act

Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Passed Senate for portions of this bill
  • Alaska Power Administration Asset Sale and Termination Act
  • Outer Continental Shelf Deep Water Royalty Relief Act
  • Trans-Alaska Pipeline Amendment Act of 1995
Short Titles as Reported to Senate for portions of this bill
  • Alaska Power Administration Asset Sale and Termination Act
  • Trans-Alaska Pipeline Amendment Act of 1995
Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill
  • Alaska Power Administration Sale Act
  • Outer Continental Shelf Deep Water Royalty Relief Act
  • Trans-Alaska Pipeline Amendment Act of 1995

Official Titles

Official Titles - Senate

Official Titles as Amended by Senate

An Act to authorize and direct the Secretary of Energy to sell the Alaska Power Administration, and to authorize the export of Alaska North Slope crude oil, and for other purposes.

Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to authorize and direct the Secretary of Energy to sell the Alaska Power Marketing Administration, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (13)

Date Actions Overview
11/28/1995Became Public Law No: 104-58. (TXT | PDF)
11/28/1995Signed by President.
11/16/1995Presented to President.
11/14/1995Conference report agreed to in Senate: Senate agreed to conference report by Yea-Nay Vote. 69-29. Record Vote No: 574.(consideration: CR S17035)
11/08/1995Conference report agreed to in House: On agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 289 - 134 (Roll no. 772).(consideration: CR H11881)
11/06/1995Conference report filed: Conference report H. Rept. 104-312 filed. Filed late, pursuant to previous special order.(text of conference report: CR H11775-11778)
11/06/1995Conference committee actions: Conferees agreed to file conference report.
09/29/1995Conference committee actions: Conference held.
08/05/1995Resolving differences -- Senate actions: Senate disagreed to the amendments of the House by Voice Vote.
07/25/1995Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed without objection.
05/16/1995Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with amendments and an amendment to the Title by Yea-Nay Vote. 74-25. Record Vote No: 170.
04/27/1995Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported to Senate by Senator Murkowski with amendments and an amendment to the title. With written report No. 104-78.
02/13/1995Introduced in Senate

All Actions (79)

Date Chamber All Actions
11/28/1995Became Public Law No: 104-58. (TXT | PDF)
11/28/1995Signed by President.
11/16/1995SenatePresented to President.
11/15/1995SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
11/14/1995SenateSenate agreed to conference report by Yea-Nay Vote. 69-29. Record Vote No: 574. (consideration: CR S17035)
11/14/1995SenateConference report considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S17019-17026, S17032-17035)
11/08/1995SenateConference papers: message on House action held at the desk in Senate.
11/08/1995-4:45pmHouseOn agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 289 - 134 (Roll no. 772). (consideration: CR H11881)
11/08/1995-4:45pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11/08/1995-4:22pmHouseOn motion to recommit with instructions to conference committee Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 160 - 261 (Roll no. 771). (consideration: CR H11881)
11/08/1995-4:07pmHouseThe previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions to conference committee was ordered without objection.
11/08/1995-4:07pmHouseMr. Miller (CA) moved to recommit with instructions to the conference committee.
11/08/1995-2:52pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 256, the House proceeded with one hour of general debate on the conference report.
11/08/1995-2:51pmHouseMr. Young (AK) brought up conference report H. Rept. 104-312 for consideration under the provisions of H. Res. 256. (consideration: CR H11861-11881)
11/08/1995-2:50pmHouseRule H. Res. 256 passed House.
11/07/1995-7:16pmHouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 256 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of the conference report to S. 395. Waiving all points of order against the conference report and against its consideration.
11/07/1995SenateConference papers: Senate report and managers' statement held at the desk in Senate.
11/06/1995-6:50pmHouseConference report H. Rept. 104-312 filed. Filed late, pursuant to previous special order. (text of conference report: CR H11775-11778)
11/06/1995-2:34pmConferees agreed to file conference report.
Action By: Joint
11/06/1995HouseMr. Jones asked unanimous consent that managers on the part of the House have until midnight on Nov. 6 to file a conference report on S. 395. Agreed to without objection.
10/17/1995-2:01pmHouseThe Speaker appointed an additional conferee for consideration of House amendment No. 4 to fill the vacancy resulting from the resignation from the House of Mr. Mineta: Oberstar.
10/11/1995-11:18amHouseThe Speaker appointed an additional conferee for consideration of House amendment No. 2, to fill the vacancy resulting from the resignation from the House of Mr. Mineta: Oberstar.
09/29/1995-3:05pmConference held.
Action By: Joint
09/06/1995SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
08/05/1995SenateSenate agreed to request for conference. Appointed conferees. Murkowski; Hatfield; Domenici; Johnston; Ford. (consideration: CR S11709)
08/05/1995SenateSenate disagreed to the amendments of the House by Voice Vote.
07/26/1995SenateMessage on House action received in Senate and at the desk: House amendments to Senate bill and House requests a conference.
07/25/1995-1:48pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
07/25/1995-1:47pmHouseThe Speaker appointed conferees for consideration of House amendment No. 5: Young (AK), Calvert, and Miller (CA).
07/25/1995-1:47pmHouseThe Speaker appointed conferees for consideration of House amendment No. 4: Coble, Fowler, and Mineta.
07/25/1995-1:47pmHouseThe Speaker appointed conferees for consideration of House amendment No. 3: Spence, Kasich, and Dellums.
07/25/1995-1:47pmHouseThe Speaker appointed conferees for consideration of House amendment No. 2: Young (AK), Calvert, Thomas, Roth, Bliley, Coble, Miller (CA), Hamilton, Dingell, and Mineta.
07/25/1995-1:47pmHouseThe Speaker appointed conferees for consideration of House amendment No. 1: Young (AK), Calvert, Bliley, Miller (CA), and Dingell.
07/25/1995-1:46pmHouseThe title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
07/25/1995-1:46pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
07/25/1995-1:46pmHouseOn motion that the House instruct conferees Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 261 - 161 (Roll no. 565). (consideration: CR H7579-7587)
07/25/1995-12:30pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Miller (CA) motion to instruct conferees on the part of the House to insist upon the provisions of the House amendment that strike the provisions of S. 395 relating to the Outer Continental Shelf Deep Water Royalty Relief Act.
07/25/1995-12:28pmHouseMr. Miller (CA) moved that the House instruct conferees.
07/25/1995-12:27pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
07/25/1995-12:27pmHouseMr. Young (AK) asked unanimous consent that the House insist upon its amendments, and request a conference.
07/25/1995-12:27pmHouseOn motion that the House insist upon its amendments, and request a conference Agreed to without objection.
07/25/1995-12:27pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
07/25/1995-12:27pmHouseOn passage Passed without objection.
07/25/1995-12:27pmHouseH.Amdt.636 On agreeing to the Young (AK) amendments (A002) Agreed to without objection.
07/25/1995-12:26pmHouseH.Amdt.636 Amendments (A002) offered by Mr. Young (AK).
07/25/1995-12:26pmHouseRule provides for consideration of H.R. 70 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit with or without instructions. The rule makes in order the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Resources Committee for the purpose of amendment under the five minute rule. Authorizes the Chair to accord priority in recognition to Members who have pre-printed their amendment in the Congressional Record. Measure will be considered read. Bill is open to amendments. After passage of H.R. 70, it shall be in order to take from the Speaker's table the bill S. 395 and consider the Senate bill in the House. It shall be in order to consider an amendment described in subsection (b) of the rule. The previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motion except one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
07/25/1995-12:26pmHouseConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 197. (consideration: CR H7576-7587)
05/18/1995-6:25pmHouseHeld at the desk.
05/18/1995SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
05/18/1995-9:02amHouseReceived in the House.
05/16/1995SenatePassed Senate with amendments and an amendment to the Title by Yea-Nay Vote. 74-25. Record Vote No: 170.
05/16/1995SenateS.Amdt.1104 Amendment SP 1104 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/16/1995SenateS.Amdt.1107 Amendment SP 1107 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/16/1995SenateS.Amdt.1107 Proposed by Senator Murray to Amendment SP 1104. To include licensing requirements and conditions in the issuance of rules necessary for implementation of the President's national interest determination, to give authority to the President to take certain actions relative to anticompetitive activity including revocation.
05/16/1995SenateS.Amdt.1106 Amendment SP 1106 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/16/1995SenateS.Amdt.1106 Proposed by Senator Murray to Amendment SP 1104. To establish procedures for towing vessels to be able to provide assistance to certain vessels operating within the boundaries of the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary or the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
05/16/1995SenateS.Amdt.1105 Amendment as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/16/1995SenateS.Amdt.1105 Proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Hatfield to Amendment SP 1104. To provide for retirement of certain costs incurred for the construction of non-Federal publicly owned shipyards.
05/16/1995SenateS.Amdt.1104 Proposed by Senator Murkowski. In the nature of a substitute to title II of the bill.
05/16/1995SenateS.Amdt.1102 Amendment SP 1102 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/16/1995SenateS.Amdt.1103 Amendment SP 1103 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/16/1995SenateS.Amdt.1103 Proposed by Senator Johnston for Senator Daschle to Amendment SP 1102. To make clear that the authorization of sale of hydroelectric projects under section 102 has no relevance to any proposal to sell any other hydroelectric project or the power marketing administrations.
05/16/1995SenateS.Amdt.1102 Proposed by Senator Murkowski. In the nature of a substitute to title I of the bill.
05/16/1995SenateS.Amdt.1101 Amendment SP 1101 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/16/1995SenateS.Amdt.1101 Proposed by Senator Johnston. To provide for the energy security of the Nation through encouraging the production of domestic oil and gas resources in deep water on the Outer Continental Shelf in the Gulf of Mexico, and for other purposes.
05/16/1995SenateS.Amdt.1078 Proposed amendment SP 1078 withdrawn in Senate.
05/16/1995SenateS.Amdt.1078 Considered by Senate.
05/16/1995SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S6728, S6730-6742)
05/15/1995SenateCloture motion on the bill presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S6678)
05/15/1995SenateS.Amdt.1078 Proposed by Senator Murkowski. In the nature of a substitute to title II of the bill.
05/15/1995SenateMotion to table first committee amendment agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 80-6. Record Vote No: 167.
05/15/1995SenateMeasure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S6650-6675)
04/27/1995SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 101.
04/27/1995SenateCommittee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported to Senate by Senator Murkowski with amendments and an amendment to the title. With written report No. 104-78.
03/15/1995SenateCommittee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
03/01/1995SenateCommittee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 104-33.
02/13/1995SenateS.Amdt.239 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
02/13/1995SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
02/13/1995SenateSponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S2569-2570)

Cosponsors (3)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Stevens, Ted [R-AK]* 02/13/1995
Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA] 03/14/1995
Sen. Kyl, Jon [R-AZ] 03/14/1995

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
Senate Energy and Natural Resources02/13/1995 Referred to
03/01/1995 Hearings by
03/15/1995 Markup by
04/27/1995 Reported by S. Rept. 104-78

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Latest Summary (5)

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Shown Here:
Conference report filed in House (11/06/1995)

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Title I: Alaska Power Administration Asset Sale and

Termination

Title II: Exports of Alaskan North Slope Oil

Title III: Outer Continental Shelf Deep Water Royalty Relief

Title IV: Miscellaneous

Title I: Alaska Power Administration Asset Sale and Termination - Alaska Power Administration Asset Sale and Termination Act - Directs the Secretary of Energy to sell: (1) the Snettisham Hydroelectric Project to the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (or its successor State agency or authority); and (2) the Eklutna Hydroelectric Project to the Municipality of Anchorage, the Chugach Electric Association, Inc., and the Matanuska Electric Association, Inc. Mandates that sale proceeds be deposited into the Treasury to the credit of miscellaneous receipts. Authorizes appropriations to prepare and acquire Eklutna and Snettisham assets for sale and conveyance.

Authorizes the Alaska Power Administration to expend certain funds contributed by the purchasers or customers to improve and maintain Eklutna or Snettisham.

(Sec. 104) Declares that both Projects shall continue to be exempt from certain Federal Power Act licensing requirements (subject to a certain Memorandum of Agreement). Denies such exemption to subsequent assignments of interest, unless the transferee is the Alaska Electric Generation and Transmission Cooperative Inc.

Grants jurisdiction to the U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska to review and enforce such Memorandum, including the remedy of specific performance.

Provides for an action seeking review of a Fish and Wildlife Program of the Governor of Alaska under the Memorandum, or challenging actions of the Memorandum parties before adoption of the Program, if it is brought within 90 days after the Governor adopts such Program.

Directs the Secretary of the Interior to: (1) issue rights-of-way with respect to certain Eklutna lands to the Alaska Power Administration for subsequent reassignment to the Eklutna Purchasers at no cost to them; and (2) convey to the State of Alaska (with respect to certain Eklutna and Snettisham lands) improved lands under certain statutory selection entitlements.

(Sec. 105) Declares that the sale of the Alaska Power Administration's hydroelectric projects, and their subsequent exemption from the licensing requirements of the Federal Power Act, do not apply to other Federal hydroelectric projects.

Title II: Exports of Alaskan North Slope Oil - Amends the Mineral Leasing Act to permit the export of Alaskan North Slope oil unless the President finds, within five months after enactment of this Act, that such exportation is not in the national interest. Sets forth mandatory considerations in evaluating whether such exportation is in the national interest, including an environmental review and supply and employment impact analysis. Mandates that, except in certain cases, such oil be transported by U.S.-owned merchant marine vessels. Retains the President's authority to prohibit exportation of the oil.

Instructs the Secretary of Commerce to issue, within 30 days after the President's national interest determination, necessary rules, including any licensing requirements and conditions, to implement such determination.

Directs the Secretary to recommend that the President take appropriate action (including modification of export authorization) if oil exports under authority of this Act have caused sustained material supply shortages or price increases significantly above world market levels, together with sustained material adverse effects upon domestic employment.

(Sec. 202) Instructs the Comptroller General to review and report to specified congressional committees on energy production in California and Alaska, and on the effects of Alaskan North Slope crude oil exports upon consumers, independent refiners, shipbuilding and ship repair yards on the West Coast and in Hawaii.

(Sec. 203) Authorizes the Secretary of Transportation to make grants to the Multnomah County Tax Supervising and Conservation Commission of Multnomah County, Oregon, subject to certain required findings regarding the need to levy port district ad valorem taxes. Authorizes appropriations.

Title III: Outer Continental Shelf Deep Water Royalty Relief - Outer Continental Shelf Deep Water Royalty Relief Act - Amends the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to reduce or eliminate any royalty or net profit share set forth in existing leases for oil or gas resources in certain areas of deep water on the Outer Continental Shelf in the Gulf of Mexico.

(Sec. 302) Declares that, with specified exceptions, no royalty payments shall be due on new production from any lease or unit located in specified water depths in the Western and Central Planning Areas of the Gulf until certain volumes of oil equivalent are produced.

(Sec. 303) Provides for new leases and lease sales on the basis of a cash bonus bid meeting certain criteria.

(Sec. 304) Suspends royalties for a five-year period for new leases in specified water depths in the Gulf. Subjects sales of such leases to such cash bonus bidding system.

Title IV: Miscellaneous - Instructs the Commandant of the Coast Guard to submit a plan to the Congress on the most cost-effective means of implementing an international private sector tug-of-opportunity system using existing towing vessels to provide timely emergency response to a vessel in distress transiting the waters within the boundaries of the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary or the Strait of Juan de Fuca.