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S. 669: Columbia River In-Lieu and Treaty Fishing Access Sites Improvement Act

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A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to assess sanitation and safety conditions at Bureau of Indian Affairs facilities that were constructed to provide affected Columbia River Treaty tribes access to traditional fishing grounds and expend funds on construction of facilities and structures to improve those conditions, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Jeff Merkley

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Oregon. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 30, 2017
Length: 5 pages
Introduced:

Mar 21, 2017

Status:

Passed Senate (House next) on Nov 29, 2017

This bill passed in the Senate on November 29, 2017 and goes to the House next for consideration.

Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 669 will add $11 million in new spending through 2022.

History

Mar 21, 2017
 
Introduced

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Mar 29, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Aug 2, 2017
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Indian 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.

Nov 29, 2017
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

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Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 669 is 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.

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