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Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 15, 2020
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116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on May 1, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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3 Cosponsors (3 Republicans)
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Dec 19, 2018
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6652 (115th).
Jan 8, 2019
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May 1, 2019
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Dec 15, 2020
Reported by House Committee on 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.
H.R. 278 (116th) 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 H.R. 278. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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To direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain facilities, easements, and rights-of-way to the Kennewick Irrigation District, and for other purposes, H.R. 278, 116th Cong. (2019).
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