A bill to increase the safety of swimming pools and spas by requiring the use of proper anti-entrapment drain covers and pool and spa drainage systems, to educate the public about pool and spa safety, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Arkansas. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 20, 2007
Length: 16 pages
110th Congress (2007–2009)
This bill was introduced on July 19, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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).
11 Cosponsors (6 Democrats, 5 Republicans)
Passed House (Senate next) — Oct 9, 2007
Jul 11, 2007
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Jul 19, 2007
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Oct 9, 2007
Companion Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1721 (110th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 1771 (110th).
S. 1771 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1771. This is the one from the 110th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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