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S. 2717 (114th): DRIFT Act of 2016

A bill to improve the safety and address the deferred maintenance needs of Indian dams to prevent flooding on Indian reservations, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

John Barrasso

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Wyoming. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 17, 2016
Length: 62 pages
Introduced:

Mar 17, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

S. 612: WIIN Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 16, 2016. (compare text)

History

Mar 17, 2016
 
Introduced

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Apr 13, 2016
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Apr 27, 2016
 
Ordered Reported

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

Nov 17, 2016
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

S. 2717 (114th) 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 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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