Sponsor: MUSKIE, Edmund Sixtus (D-ME)
Description: TO AMEND MANSFIELD AMENDMENT TO H.R. 9524, THE EMERGENCY PETROLEUM ACT EXTENSION, BY PROVIDING A 45 DAY (INSTEAD OF 60 DAY) EXTENSION OF THE ACT AND ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES FOR CONSIDERATION OF ANY SENATE RESOLUTION DISAPPROVING A PRESIDENTIAL DECONTROL PROPOSAL.
Bill summary: (Measure passed Senate, amended, roll call #421 (75-5))
Emergency Petroleum Allocation Act - Extends the provisions of the Emergency Petroleum Allocation Act of 1973 through November 15, 1975.
States the intent of the Congress that the regulations promulgated under such Act shall be effective between August 31, 1975, and the date of enactment of this Act, and that the President shall institute no major change in petroleum pricing policy prior to November 1, 1975.
Provides that any Senate
resolution to disapprove a Presidential decontrol proposal shall be immediately placed upon the Senate legislative calendar.
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Bill titles: A bill to extend the Emergency Petroleum Allocation Act of 1973.
Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 121-143, p. S16871;
Links for more info on the vote: congress.gov