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


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

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

9/30/1988--Passed House amended.(Measure passed House, amended) Water Resources Development Act of 1988 - Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to carry out specified public works projects at the following locations:(1) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


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.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5247”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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