H.R. 11153 (95th): Reclamation Safety of Dams Act


Feb 24, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Enacted as S. 2820 (companion bill)

Lloyd Meeds

Representative for Washington's 2nd congressional district


See Instead:

S. 2820 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Nov 2, 1978

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to construct, restore, operate, and maintain new or modified features at existing Federal reclamation dams for safety of dams purposes.

Summary (CRS)

(Measure laid on table in House, S. 2820 passed in lieu) Reclamation Safety of Dams Act - Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to modify Bureau of Reclamation dams and ... Read more >

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Feb 24, 1978

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Oct 14, 1978
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 11153”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


17 cosponsors (12D, 5R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 2820 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 2, 1978

H.Res. 1424 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Oct 13, 1978

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