S. 203 (109th): National Heritage Areas Act of 2006

A bill to reduce temporarily the royalty required to be paid for sodium produced, to establish certain National Heritage Areas, and for other purposes.



Jan 31, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 12, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 12, 2006.


Pub.L. 109-338


Craig Thomas

Senator from Wyoming



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Last Updated: Oct 1, 2006
Length: 80 pages


Jan 31, 2005

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Feb 9, 2005
Reported by Committee

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Jul 26, 2005
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.

Jul 24, 2006
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.

Sep 29, 2006
Senate Agreed to Changes

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 12, 2006
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 203 (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.

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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