H.R. 5247 (100th): Water Resources Development Act of 1988

A bill to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, to authorize the United States Army Corps of Engineers to construct various projects for improvements to rivers and harbors of the United States, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Sep 7, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 30, 1988 but was never passed by the Senate.


Glenn Anderson

Representative for California's 32nd congressional district


See Instead:

S. 2100 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Nov 17, 1988


Sep 7, 1988

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 8, 1988
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 30, 1988
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 5247 (100th) 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 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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