S. 1731 (106th): An original bill to amend the Clean Air Act to provide that certain environmental reports shall continue to be required to be submitted.

An "original bill" is one which is drafted and approved by a committee before it is formally introduced in the House or Senate.



Oct 14, 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 March 27, 2000 but was never passed by the House.


John Chafee

Senator from Rhode Island



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Last Updated: Mar 28, 2000
Length: 2 pages


Oct 14, 1999

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Oct 14, 1999
Reported by Committee

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Mar 27, 2000
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. 1731 (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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