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S. 216 (116th): Spokane Tribe of Indians of the Spokane Reservation Equitable Compensation Act


A bill to provide for equitable compensation to the Spokane Tribe of Indians of the Spokane Reservation for the use of tribal land for the production of hydropower by the Grand Coulee Dam, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Maria Cantwell

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Washington. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 18, 2019
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Jan 24, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 20, 2019

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 20, 2019.

Law
Pub.L. 116-100
Cosponsors

1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)

Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Natural Resources Committee Advances Legislation To Protect Wilderness, Fight Climate Change
    — Rep. Raúl Grijalva [D-AZ3] on Nov 21, 2019

the daily leader: monday, december 16, 2019
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Dec 16, 2019

Udall Announces Senate Passage of 11 Indian Affairs Committee Bills
    — Sen. Tom Udall [D-NM, 2009-2020] on Jun 28, 2019

More statements at ProPublica Represent...

What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 216 will add $48 million in new spending through 2029.

History

Jan 24, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jan 29, 2019
 
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.

Mar 7, 2019
 
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.

Jun 27, 2019
 
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.

Nov 20, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Dec 16, 2019
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 20, 2019
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 216 (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 S. 216. 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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