S. 486 (101st): A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to construct and test the Lake Meredith Salinity Control Project, New Mexico and Texas, and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 1, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on November 15, 1989 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

Lloyd Bentsen Jr.

Senator from Texas

Democrat

History

Mar 1, 1989
 
Introduced

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Nov 1, 1989
 
Reported by Committee

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Nov 15, 1989
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

S. 486 (101st) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 101st Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1989 to Oct 28, 1990. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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