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S. 982 (113th): Freedom to Fish Act

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

Lamar Alexander

Sponsor. Senator for Tennessee. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 25, 2013
Length: 2 pages
Introduced:

May 16, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 3, 2013

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 3, 2013.

Law:

Pub.L. 113-13

History

May 16, 2013
 
Introduced

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
 
Passed House

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.

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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