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S. 214 (109th): United States-Mexico Transboundary Aquifer Assessment Act

A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to cooperate with the States on the border with Mexico and other appropriate entities in conducting a hydrogeologic characterization, mapping, and modeling program for priority transboundary aquifers, and for other purposes.

Jeff Bingaman

Sponsor. Senator for New Mexico. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 12, 2006
Length: 5 pages
Introduced:

Jan 31, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 22, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 22, 2006.

Law:

Pub.L. 109-448

History

Jan 31, 2005
 
Introduced

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Feb 9, 2005
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 26, 2005
 
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.

Dec 6, 2006
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

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.

Dec 9, 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.

Dec 22, 2006
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 214 (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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