S. 991 (114th): Evidence-Based Policymaking Commission Act of 2015

A bill to establish the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Apr 16, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Ordered Reported by Committee (Enacted Via Other Measures)

This bill was introduced on June 24, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. But provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 1831: Evidence-Based Policymaking Commission Act of 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 30, 2016. (compare text)
Sponsor:

Patty Murray

Senator from Washington

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 1, 2015
Length: 22 pages

History

Apr 16, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 24, 2015
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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.

Oct 1, 2015
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental 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. 991 (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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