S. 587 (112th): FRAC Act

Introduced:

Mar 15, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 15, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Robert “Bob” Casey Jr.

Senator from Pennsylvania

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 15, 2011
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to repeal a certain exemption for hydraulic fracturing, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1135 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 11, 2013

H.R. 1084 (Related)
Fracturing Responsibility and Awareness of Chemicals Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 15, 2011

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 587” means this is a Senate 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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Mar 15, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
11 cosponsors (10D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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