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S. 849 (115th): Strengthening Mosquito Abatement for Safety and Health Act

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A bill to support programs for mosquito-borne and other vector-borne disease surveillance and control.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Angus King

Sponsor. Senator for Maine. Independent.

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Last Updated: Sep 7, 2017
Length: 8 pages
Apr 5, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on September 6, 2017 but was never passed by the House.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Senate Unanimously Passes King-Authored Bill to Combat Spread of Zika Virus
    — Sen. Angus King [I-ME] (Sponsor) on Sep 7, 2017

Rubio, Nelson Lead Florida Members in Urging Appropriations Committees to Provide Additional Hurricane Aid
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 7, 2017

Rooney Continues Push for Emergency Agriculture Funding with Bipartisan Letter
    — Rep. Thomas Rooney [R-FL17, 2013-2018] on Nov 8, 2017

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform estimates S. 849 will add $1.2 billion in new spending through 2022.


Apr 5, 2017

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Apr 26, 2017
Ordered Reported

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Sep 6, 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 Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

S. 849 (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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