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S. 438 (114th): IRRIGATE Act

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A bill to provide for the repair, replacement, and maintenance of certain Indian irrigation projects.

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Sponsor and status

John Barrasso

Sponsor. Senator for Wyoming. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 27, 2016
Length: 26 pages
Introduced
Feb 10, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 18, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

5 Cosponsors (3 Republicans, 2 Democrats)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Bipartisan Bill that Addresses Flooding in Wyoming Headed to President’s Desk
    — Sen. John Barrasso [R-WY] (Sponsor) on Dec 10, 2016

Daines Calls for Prioritized Funding for Tribal Water Projects
    — Sen. Steve Daines [R-MT] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 4, 2015

Sens. Blumenthal, Shaheen, Bennet, Reps DeGette and Slaughter, Introduce Resolutions Condemning Violence Against Women’s Health Providers and Patients
    — Sen. Richard Blumenthal [D-CT] on Dec 8, 2015

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History

Feb 10, 2015
 
Introduced

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Mar 4, 2015
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

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

Mar 18, 2015
 
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.

Apr 27, 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. 438 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 438. 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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