A bill to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to reauthorize technical assistance to small public water systems, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Mississippi. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 1, 2014
Length: 10 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on February 6, 2014, 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).
20 Cosponsors (12 Democrats, 8 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Vitter’s Wetlands Conservation Act Passes Committee”
— Sen. David Vitter [R-LA, 2005-2016] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 6, 2014
May 6, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 6, 2014
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Dec 11, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Enacted — Signed by the President
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 611 (114th).
S. 864 (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. 864. 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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