Sponsor and status
James “Jim” Jeffords
Sponsor. Senator for Vermont. Independent.
Last Updated: Dec 7, 2006
Length: 4 pages
109th Congress (2005–2006)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on December 7, 2006 but was never passed by the House.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
Nov 18, 2005
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May 24, 2006
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Dec 7, 2006
Passed Senate (House next)
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.
S. 2054 (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 S. 2054. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study of water resources in the State of Vermont, S. 2054, 109th Cong. (2005).
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