S. 582 (113th): A bill to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline.


Mar 14, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 18, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Hoeven

Senior Senator from North Dakota



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Last Updated: Mar 18, 2013
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)

3/14/2013--Introduced.Authorizes TransCanada Keystone Pipeline, L.P. to construct, connect, operate, and maintain pipeline facilities for the import of crude oil and other hydrocarbons at the United States-Canada Border at Phillips County, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 14, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 18, 2013
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 582”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


27 cosponsors (19R, 8D) (show)

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

Related Bills

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S. 3607 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 21, 2012

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