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S. 1692 (112th): County Payments Reauthorization Act of 2011

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A bill to reauthorize the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000, to provide full funding for the Payments in Lieu of Taxes program, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

Sponsor and status

Jeff Bingaman

Sponsor. Senator for New Mexico. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 12, 2011
Length: 4 pages
Oct 12, 2011
112th Congress (2011–2013)
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 4348: MAP-21
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 6, 2012. (compare text)

32 Cosponsors (22 Democrats, 9 Republicans, 1 Independent)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Murkowski Welcomes Secure Rural Schools Payments
    — Sen. Lisa Murkowski [R-AK] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 26, 2012

Cantwell Applauds Senate Bill to Prevent Student Loan Rate from Doubling, Invest in Key WA Transportation Projects
    — Sen. Maria Cantwell [D-WA] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 29, 2012

Bennet, Udall, Senate Colleagues Continue Push for Full Funding for PILT, SRS Programs
    — Sen. Michael Bennet [D-CO] (Co-sponsor) on May 11, 2012

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Oct 12, 2011

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 1692 (112th) 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. 1692. This is the one from the 112th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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