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S. 2281 (95th): An original bill authorizing an increase in the monetary authorization for nine comprehensive river basin plans.


An "original bill" is one which is drafted and approved by a committee before it is formally introduced in the House or Senate.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Nov 2, 1977
95th Congress (1977–1978)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 16, 1977

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 16, 1977.

Law
Pub.L. 95-189
Sponsor

Maurice “Mike” Gravel

Senator for Alaska

Democrat

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Last Updated: Nov 16, 1977

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History

Nov 2, 1977
 
Introduced

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

Nov 2, 1977
 
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.

Nov 3, 1977
 
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.

Nov 3, 1977
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Nov 16, 1977
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 2281 (95th) 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. 2281. This is the one from the 95th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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