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H.R. 5160 (109th): Long Island Sound Stewardship Act of 2006

To establish the Long Island Sound Stewardship Initiative.

Sponsor and status

Robert “Rob” Simmons

Sponsor. Representative for Connecticut's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 3, 2006
Length: 9 pages
Apr 6, 2006
109th Congress (2005–2006)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 16, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 16, 2006.

Pub.L. 109-359

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 158: Long Island Sound Stewardship Act of 2005

Ordered Reported on Jul 20, 2005. 39% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 5996: Raritan Bay Stewardship Initiative of 2006

Introduced on Jul 28, 2006. 36% incorporated. (compare text)


Apr 6, 2006

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Sep 27, 2006
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 30, 2006
Passed Senate

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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 16, 2006
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 5160 (109th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5160. This is the one from the 109th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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