A bill to prohibit the Corps of Engineers from taking certain actions to establish a restricted area prohibiting public access to waters downstream of a dam, and for other purposes.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Tennessee. Republican.
Last Updated: May 25, 2013
Length: 2 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 3, 2013
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 3, 2013.
What legislators are saying
May 16, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 16, 2013
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
May 21, 2013
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Jun 3, 2013
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
S. 982 (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. 982. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Freedom to Fish Act, Pub. L. No. 113-13, S. 982, 113th Cong. (2013).
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