S. 1569 (106th): Taunton River Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 1999

A bill to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the Taunton River in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for study for potential addition to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Sep 8, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on November 19, 1999 but was never passed by the House.


John Kerry

Senator from Massachusetts



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Last Updated: Jan 27, 2000
Length: 4 pages


Sep 8, 1999

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Oct 20, 1999
Reported by Committee

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Nov 19, 1999
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

S. 1569 (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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