S. 835 (106th): Estuaries and Clean Waters Act of 2000


Apr 20, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000


Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 7, 2000

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 7, 2000.


Pub.L. 106-457


John Chafee

Senator from Rhode Island



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Last Updated: Oct 28, 2000
Length: 26 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to encourage the restoration of estuary habitat through more efficient project financing and enhanced coordination of Federal and non-Federal restoration programs, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Estuary Restoration Title II: Chesapeake Bay Restoration Title III: National Estuary Program Title IV: Long Island Sound Restoration Title V: Lake Pontchartrain Basin Restoration Title ... Read more >


Apr 20, 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.

Mar 30, 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.

Sep 12, 2000
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 23, 2000
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The Senate approved a conference committee report to resolve differences in each chamber's version of the bill. The House must also approve the conference report. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 25, 2000
Conference Report Agreed to by House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 7, 2000
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 835”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


23 cosponsors (20D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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H.Res. 648 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Oct 25, 2000

H.R. 1775 (Related)
Estuary Restoration Act of 2000

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 12, 2000

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