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Key Legislature During the Carter Administration

  • Emergency Natural Gas Act, PL 95-2, signed 2/2/77
  • Reorganization Act of 1977, PL 95-17, signed 4/6/77
  • Department of Energy Organization Act, PL 95-91, signed 8/4/77
  • Senate Ratification of the Panama Canal Treaties, 3/16/78 and 4/18/78
  • Civil Service Reform Act, PL 95-454, signed 10/13/78
  • Airline Deregulation Act, PL 95-504, signed 10/24/78
  • Full Employment and Balanced Growth Act (PL 95-523) and Comprehensive Employment and Training Act Amendments (PL 95-524) [Humphrey-Hawkins Act], signed 10/27/78
  • National Energy Act [actually five laws], PL 95-617 through 621, signed 11/9/78
  • Trade Agreements Act, PL 96-39, signed 7/26/79
  • Department of Education Organization Act, PL 96-88, signed 10/17/79
  • Depository Institutions Deregulation and Monetary Control Act, PL 96-221, signed 3/31/80
  • Crude Oil Windfall Profit Tax Act, PL 96-223, signed 4/2/80
  • Energy Security Act, PL 96-294, signed 6/30/80
  • Motor Carrier Act [Trucking Deregulation], PL 96-296, signed 7/1/80
  • Staggers Rail Act [Rail Deregulation], PL 96-448, signed 10/14/80
  • Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, PL 96-487, signed 12/2/80
  • Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act [Superfund Act], PL 96-510, signed 12/11/80
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