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Mar 18, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on August 4, 1994 but was never passed by the House.
Senator from Illinois
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Last Updated: Aug 5, 1994
Length: 13 pages
A 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.
8/4/1994--Passed Senate amended.Desalinization Research and Development Act of 1994 - Directs the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of the Army to conduct a basic research and development program ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 617 — 103rd Congress: Desalinization Research and Development Act of 1994. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/103/s617
“S. 617 — 103rd Congress: Desalinization Research and Development Act of 1994.” www.GovTrack.us. 1993. November 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/103/s617>
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