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

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.

Overview

Introduced:

Apr 20, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 7, 2000

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

Law:

Pub.L. 106-457

Sponsor:

John Chafee

Senator from Rhode Island

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 28, 2000
Length: 26 pages

History

Apr 20, 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.

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

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. 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.

S. 835 (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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