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H.R. 3538 (111th): Idaho Wilderness Water Facilities Act

To authorize the continued use of certain water diversions located on National Forest System land in the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness and the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness in the State of Idaho, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Sep 8, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on January 20, 2010.

Sponsor:

Michael “Mike” Simpson

Representative for Idaho's 2nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 19, 2010
Length: 8 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 4474 (same title)
Passed House (Senate next) — Jan 27, 2010

History

Sep 8, 2009
 
Introduced

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Dec 16, 2009
 
Ordered Reported

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Jan 20, 2010
 
Failed in the House Under Suspension

Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.

H.R. 3538 (111th) 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 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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