S. 1537 (106th): Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1999

A bill to reauthorize and amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.



Aug 5, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 5, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Chafee

Senator from Rhode Island



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Last Updated: Aug 5, 1999
Length: 133 pages


Aug 5, 1999

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S. 1537 (106th) 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 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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