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

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

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 2, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Paul Sarbanes

Senator from Maryland

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 13, 1999
Length: 17 pages

See Instead:

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

History

Mar 2, 1999
 
Introduced

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.

S. 492 (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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