S. 970 (112th): White Clay Creek Wild and Scenic River Expansion Act of 2011


May 12, 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 Senate on December 30, 2012 but was never passed by the House.


Chris Coons

Senator from Delaware



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Last Updated: Dec 30, 2012
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to designate additional segments and tributaries of White Clay Creek, in the States of Delaware and Pennsylvania, as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.

Summary (CRS)

White Clay Creek Wild and Scenic River Expansion Act of 2011 - Amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate additional segments and tributaries of the White Clay Creek ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 12, 2011

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Nov 10, 2011
Reported by Committee

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Dec 30, 2012
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 970”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 393 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed Senate
Last Action: Jun 19, 2013

H.R. 1884 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 12, 2011

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