A bill to improve processes in the Department of the Interior, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Wyoming. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 9, 2016
Length: 34 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on December 2, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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Jul 28, 2015
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Dec 2, 2015
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Jun 9, 2016
Reported by Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
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S. 1879 (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 S. 1879. 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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