Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior, environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 42nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 6, 2016
Length: 200 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 14, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.
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H.R. 5538 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5538. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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