S. 2779 (111th): Upper Mississippi River Basin Protection Act


Nov 16, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 16, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Amy Klobuchar

Senator from Minnesota



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Last Updated: Nov 16, 2009
Length: 10 pages

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H.R. 3671 (same title)
Passed House — Mar 19, 2010

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

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 >

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Nov 16, 2009

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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.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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H.R. 3671 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Mar 19, 2010

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