A bill to withdraw certain land in Okanogan County, Washington, to protect the land, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Washington. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 13, 2017
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on March 30, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Cantwell’s Bill to Protect Methow Valley From Mining Advanced by Committee”
— Sen. Maria Cantwell [D-WA] (Sponsor) on Mar 30, 2017
“Cantwell, Murray Re-Introduce Bill to Protect Methow Valley Headwaters from Mining”
— Sen. Patty Murray [D-WA] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 8, 2017
Mar 8, 2017
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Mar 30, 2017
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.
Jun 13, 2017
Reported by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
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. 566 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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