S. 617 (103rd): Desalinization Research and Development Act of 1994


Mar 18, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Died in a previous Congress

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.


Paul Simon

Senator from Illinois



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Last Updated: Aug 5, 1994
Length: 13 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 4944 (Related)
Water Desalination Act of 1994

Passed House
Last Action: Oct 3, 1994

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 617” means this is a Senate 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.

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Mar 18, 1993
Reported by Committee
Jun 23, 1994
Passed Senate
Aug 4, 1994
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.


8 cosponsors (6D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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