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S.RES.439: A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Safe Digging Month.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about science, technology, communications
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Sponsor Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.
Total Cosponsors 3 (1 Democrat, 2 Republicans)
Introduced May 6, 2014
Latest Major Action May 6, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Expresses support for the goals of National Safe Digging Month.

Encourages homeowners and excavators to call 811 (the toll-free, nationwide number to call to obtain information on the location of underground utility lines) before digging.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 6, 2014 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2740; text as passed Senate: CR S2721-2722)