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S. 61 (115th): A bill to remove the sunset provision of section 203 of Public Law 105-384 and for other purposes.

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Maria Cantwell

Sponsor. Senator for Washington. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 5, 2017
Length: 4 pages
Jan 9, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Enacted Via Other Measures

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

This bill was enacted as:

H.R. 374: To remove the sunset provision of section 203 of Public Law 105-384, and for other purposes.
Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 18, 2017. (compare text)

5 Cosponsors (4 Democrats, 1 Republican)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Land acquisition main goal as work moves forward on Comite Diversion Canal
    — Rep. Garret Graves [R-LA6] on Jul 18, 2018

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    — Rep. Joseph “Joe” Crowley [D-NY14, 2013-2018] on Nov 14, 2017

\"They tell us we should be moving dirt by June\" | Utility relocation plans highlights agenda for Comite River Diversion Canal meeting Thursday
    — Rep. Garret Graves [R-LA6] on Jan 31, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates S. 61 will save $5 million through 2022.


Jan 9, 2017

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Apr 5, 2017
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.

Jun 5, 2017
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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. 61 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 61. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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