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S. 617 (115th): Lower Farmington River and Salmon Brook Wild and Scenic River Act

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A bill to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate certain segments of the Farmington River and Salmon Brook in the State of Connecticut as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Christopher Murphy

Sponsor. Senator for Connecticut. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 9, 2017
Length: 10 pages
Introduced
Mar 14, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 30, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 617 will add $1 million in new spending through 2022.

History

Mar 14, 2017
 
Introduced

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Mar 30, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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May 9, 2017
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

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S. 617 (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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