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S. 2539 (115th): A bill to amend the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015, to reauthorize certain projects to increase Colorado River System water.

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Dean Heller

Sponsor. Senator for Nevada. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2018
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Mar 13, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 13, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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Reconciled Spending Bill Funds Four Nevada Military Construction Projects, Includes Heller Provisions to Support Nevadas Veterans, Strengthen Water Security
    — Sen. Dean Heller [R-NV, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on Sep 10, 2018

Murkowski: Investments in Water Infrastructure and Management Systems Vital to Protecting Communities from Drought
    — Sen. Lisa Murkowski [R-AK] on Mar 22, 2018

U.S. Senate Passes Heller Measures to Help Nevadas Veterans, Strengthen Nevadas Water Security
    — Sen. Dean Heller [R-NV, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on Jun 25, 2018

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Mar 13, 2018

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Mar 22, 2018
Considered by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

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S. 2539 (115th) 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 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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