Bill Text — May 6, 2015
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Jan 29, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on November 13, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from Alaska
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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2014
Length: 14 pages
A bill to establish an interagency coordination committee or subcommittee with the leadership of the Department of Energy and the Department of the Interior, focused on the nexus between energy and water production, use, and efficiency, and for other purposes.
1/29/2014--Introduced.Nexus of Energy and Water for Sustainability Act of 2014 or NEWS Act of 2014 - Requires the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy to establish either ... Read more >
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1218.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1971”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1971 — 113th Congress: NEWS Act of 2014. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s1971
“S. 1971 — 113th Congress: NEWS Act of 2014.” www.GovTrack.us. 2014. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s1971>
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