S. 2902 (102nd): Desalinization Research and Development Act of 1992


Jun 29, 1992
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on July 27, 1992 but was never passed by the House.


Quentin Burdick

Senator from North Dakota


About the bill

Full Title

An original bill to authorize research into the desalinization of water and water reuse and to authorize a program for states, cities, or any qualifying agency which desires to own and operate a desalinization or water reuse facility to develop such facilities.

Summary (CRS)

6/29/1992--Introduced.Desalinization Research and Development Act of 1992 - Directs the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of the Army to conduct a basic research and development program to gain ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 29, 1992
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 29, 1992

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 27, 1992
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.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2902”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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Primary Source

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