S. 1316 (104th): Safe Drinking Water Act Amendments of 1996

Introduced:

Oct 12, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 6, 1996

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 6, 1996.

Law:

Pub.L. 104-182

Sponsor:

Dirk Kempthorne

Senator from Idaho

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 2, 1996
Length: 81 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to reauthorize and amend title XIV of the Public Health Service Act (commonly known as the "Safe Drinking Water Act"), and for other purposes.

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History

Oct 12, 1995
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 24, 1995
 
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.

Nov 29, 1995
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Jul 17, 1996
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 17, 1996
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Aug 2, 1996
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

Aug 2, 1996
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Aug 6, 1996
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1316”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
40 cosponsors (28R, 12D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Votes
Nov 29, 1995 6:58 p.m.
Bill Passed 99/0
On the Conference Report
Aug 2, 1996 1:32 p.m.
Passed 392/30
On the Conference Report
Aug 2, 1996 4:07 p.m.
Conference Report Agreed to 98/0

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 3604 (Related)
Safe Drinking Water Act Amendments of 1996

Passed House
Last Action: Jun 25, 1996

H.Res. 507 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Aug 2, 1996

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