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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Minnesota. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 16, 2009
Length: 10 pages
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.
- See Instead:
H.R. 3671 (same title)
Passed House (Senate next) — Mar 19, 2010
Nov 16, 2009
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Mar 19, 2010
Companion Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3671 (111th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 2779 (111th).
S. 2779 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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