A bill to provide the District of Columbia a voting seat and the State of Utah an additional seat in the House of Representatives.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Connecticut. Independent.
Last Updated: Feb 26, 2009
Length: 32 pages
111th Congress (2009–2010)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on February 26, 2009 but was never passed by the House.
What legislators are saying
“New Year Brings Good News In A Tough Economy To Vermonts Revision Eyewear:”
— Sen. Patrick Leahy [D-VT] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 6, 2010
Sep 18, 2007
Earlier Version — Failed Cloture in the Senate
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1257 (110th).
Jan 6, 2009
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 11, 2009
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.
Feb 26, 2009
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.
S. 160 (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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 160. This is the one from the 111th Congress.
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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