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When did the House approve the Export Administration Act described here?

This proposed bill, The Export Administration Act, was rejected by the House on 9/25/79. So there must be another time when the House voted on the bill.

I would like to know when the House passed the bill and which Representatives voted for and against it. Where can I find the voting record of this bill as it eventually passed?

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When did the House approve the Export Administration Act described here?

TO AGREE TO THE CONFERENCE REPORT ON S. 737, A BILL PROVIDING AUTHORITY TO REGULATE EXPORTS. (MOTION PASSED)., Sep 28, 1979.

S. 737 (96th): Export Administration Act of 1979.


The proposed bill was to remove RESTRICTIONS ON THE SALE OF ALASKAN CRUDE OIL.

The ban was lifted by H.R.2029 — 114th Congress (2015-2016):

... end the ban on U.S. crude oil exports; ...

The House vote was 255 to 163.

The Senate vote was 65 to 33.


The text of H.R.2029 refers to the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA), not to the Export Administration Act of 1979.

Wikipedia, Energy Policy and Conservation Act, in particular Crude oil export ban, 1977-2015.

On December 18, 2015 Congress lifted the 41 year old ban. Republicans favored lifting the ban and in return agreed to not block a $500m payment to the UN Green Climate Fund and tax breaks for solar and wind power.

  • When did the House pass the Export Trade Administration Act in 1979? Do you know the month and day? – Harley C. Jul 13 '19 at 19:17
  • @HarleyC. - History, PUBLIC LAW 96-72—SEPT. 29, 1979. Senate, JUL 21, 1979. House, SEP 25, 1979. – Rick Smith Jul 13 '19 at 19:31
  • My link in the original question shows the House voted on 9/25/19. The link you most recently posted has a "History" section near the bottom of the page. It concurs with my 9/25/19 date for when the House voted on it. (But this vote of the House on this bill was a "No" leading to rejection. When I look at your main answer, I see the House voted on 9/28/19. When did the House vote to approve it? – Harley C. Jul 14 '19 at 14:21
  • @HarleyC. - Wikipedia, Export Administration Act of 1979, provides the Legislative history on the right. The link is to S.737. On 9/28/1979 the House agreed to conference report, roll call #523 (321-19). However, the roll call number should be 475, as given in my answer. Note also 9/25/1979 Measure passed House, amended, in lieu of H. R. 4034. H.R.4034 died, S.737 with amendments became law. – Rick Smith Jul 14 '19 at 15:17

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