S. 1523: A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to reauthorize the National Estuary Program, and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 8, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 20, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 20, 2016.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-162

Sponsor:

Sheldon Whitehouse

Junior Senator from Rhode Island

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 13, 2016
Length: 2 pages

History

Jun 8, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Aug 5, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Aug 5, 2015
 
Passed Senate

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.

Apr 26, 2016
 
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

May 12, 2016
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

May 20, 2016
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1523 is 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.

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