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S. 7 (113th): Extreme Weather Prevention and Resilience Act

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A bill to improve the resilience of the United States to extreme weather events and to prevent the worsening of extreme weather conditions.

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Sponsor and status

Harry Reid

Sponsor. Senator for Nevada. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 22, 2013
Length: 2 pages
Jan 22, 2013
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 22, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


21 Cosponsors (20 Democrats, 1 Independent)


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Jan 22, 2013

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 7 (113th) was a 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 7. This is the one from the 113th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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