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S. 1669 (112th): Water Infrastructure Resiliency and Sustainability Act of 2011

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A bill to authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a program of awarding grants to owners or operators of water systems to increase the resiliency or adaptability of the systems to any ongoing or forecasted changes to the hydrologic conditions of a region of the United States.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Benjamin Cardin

Sponsor. Senator for Maryland. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 6, 2011
Length: 12 pages
Oct 6, 2011
112th Congress (2011–2013)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 6, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


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What legislators are saying

Cardin Says All Available Resources Should Support Maryland Victims Of Hurricane Sandy
    — Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Sponsor) on Dec 5, 2012

Cardin says we need to act now to protect our communities from extreme weather
    — Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Sponsor) on Aug 1, 2012

Cardin, reid, boxer introduce bill to help local communities upgrade water infrastructure, spur economic growth
    — Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Sponsor) on Oct 7, 2011

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Oct 6, 2011

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 1669 (112th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1669. This is the one from the 112th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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