A bill to prevent the escapement of genetically altered salmon in the United States, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Alaska. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 17, 2011
Length: 3 pages
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on October 17, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Oct 17, 2011
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 7, 2013
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 246 (113th).
S. 1717 (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.
This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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