S. 811 (104th): Water Desalination Act of 1996

Introduced:

May 17, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 11, 1996

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 11, 1996.

Law:

Pub.L. 104-298

Sponsor:

Paul Simon

Senator from Illinois

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 27, 1996
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct studies regarding the desalination of water and water reuse, and for other purposes.

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What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 811” 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.

History

Introduced
May 17, 1995
Reported by Committee
Mar 28, 1996
Passed Senate
May 3, 1996
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House with Changes
Sep 24, 1996
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Senate Agreed to Changes
Sep 27, 1996
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 11, 1996

Details

Cosponsors
11 cosponsors (8D, 3R) (show)
Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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