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S. 684 (98th): Water Resources Research Act of 1983

An act to authorize an ongoing program of water resources research, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Mar 3, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984
Status

Enacted — Veto Overridden on Mar 22, 1984

This bill was enacted after a congressional override of the President's veto on March 22, 1984.

Law
Pub.L. 98-242
Sponsor

James Abdnor

Senator for South Dakota

Republican

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Last Updated: Mar 22, 1984

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History

Mar 3, 1983
 
Introduced

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May 10, 1983
 
Ordered Reported

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May 25, 1983
 
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.

Oct 31, 1983
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 18, 1983
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was By Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Feb 7, 1984
 
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.

Feb 21, 1984
 
Vetoed

The President vetoed the bill. Congress may attempt to override the veto.

Mar 21, 1984
 
Senate Overrides Veto

A vote to override the President's veto succeeded in the Senate. The House must do the same.

Mar 22, 1984
 
Enacted — Veto Overridden

Congress overrode the veto of the President. The bill became law.

S. 684 (98th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 98th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1983 to Oct 12, 1984. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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