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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Illinois. Democrat.
Last Updated: Aug 5, 1994
Length: 13 pages
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.
What stakeholders are saying
Mar 18, 1993
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 23, 1994
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Aug 4, 1994
Passed Senate (House next)
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. 617 (103rd) 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 103rd Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1993 to Dec 1, 1994. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Civic Impulse. (2018). 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. February 25, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/103/s617>
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