S. 492 (106th): Chesapeake Bay Restoration Act of 1999


Mar 2, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 29, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Paul Sarbanes

Senator from Maryland



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Last Updated: Oct 13, 1999
Length: 17 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 3039 (same title)
Passed House — Apr 12, 2000

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Act to assist in the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay, and for other purposes..

Summary (CRS)

3/2/1999--Introduced.Chesapeake Bay Restoration Act of 1999 - Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to:(1) continue the Chesapeake Bay Program; and(2) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 2, 1999

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 29, 1999
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.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 492”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (2R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 618 (105th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 17, 1997

H.R. 3039 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Apr 12, 2000

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