H.R. 2578 (112th): Conservation and Economic Growth Act


Jul 18, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 19, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.


Jeff Denham

Representative for California's 19th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 20, 2012
Length: 104 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act related to a segment of the Lower Merced River in California, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/19/2012--Passed House amended.Conservation and Economic Growth Act - TitleI - Lower Merced RiverSection101 - Amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to decrease the length of a segment of the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 18, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 5, 2011
Reported by Committee

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Jun 19, 2012
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2578”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (2R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Jun 19, 2012 4:55 p.m.
Failed 184/236
Jun 19, 2012 5:02 p.m.
Failed 156/268
Jun 19, 2012 5:07 p.m.
Failed 177/247
Jun 19, 2012 5:42 p.m.
Passed 232/188

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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S. 499 (Related)
Bonneville Unit Clean Hydropower Facilitation Act

Passed Senate
Last Action: Dec 30, 2012

H.Res. 688 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jun 19, 2012

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