S. 376 (113th): Drought Information Act of 2013


Feb 25, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on February 3, 2014 but was never passed by the House.


Mark Pryor

Senator from Arkansas



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Last Updated: Feb 3, 2014
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to reauthorize the National Integrated Drought Information System, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/3/2014--Passed Senate amended.Drought Information Act of 2013 - Amends the National Integrated Drought Information System Act of 2006 to specify that: (1) the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 25, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 30, 2013
Reported by Committee

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Feb 3, 2014
Passed Senate

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 376”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (2R, 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. 3584 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 20, 2012

H.R. 2431 (Related)
National Integrated Drought Information System Reauthorization Act of 2014

Enacted — Signed by the President
Mar 6, 2014

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