S. 2820 (95th): Reclamation Safety of Dams Act


Apr 4, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978


Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 2, 1978

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 2, 1978.


Pub.L. 95-578


Henry “Scoop” Jackson

Senator from Washington



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Last Updated: 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.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 11153 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Oct 14, 1978

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 2820” means this is a Senate 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.


Apr 4, 1978
Reported by Committee
May 12, 1978
Passed Senate
Jul 28, 1978
Passed House with Changes
Oct 14, 1978
Senate Agreed to Changes
Oct 14, 1978
Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 2, 1978


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