Bill Text — Sep 16, 2012
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Nov 16, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on November 16, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Minnesota
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Last Updated: Nov 16, 2009
Length: 10 pages
Passed House — Mar 19, 2010
A bill to promote Department of the Interior efforts to provide a scientific basis for the management of sediment and nutrient loss in the Upper Mississippi River Basin, and for other purposes.
Upper Mississippi River Basin Protection Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the United States Geological Survey (USGS), to establish a nutrient and sediment monitoring network for ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Companion Bill — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3671 (111th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 2779 (111th).
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2779”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 2779 — 111th Congress: Upper Mississippi River Basin Protection Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s2779
“S. 2779 — 111th Congress: Upper Mississippi River Basin Protection Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s2779>
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