S. 1740 (112th): Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network Reauthorization Act


Oct 19, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 8, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Benjamin Cardin

Senator from Maryland



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Last Updated: Jan 26, 2012
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Chesapeake Bay Initiative Act of 1998 to provide for the reauthorization of the Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network.

Summary (CRS)

1/26/2012--Reported to Senate without amendment.Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network Reauthorization Act - Amends the Chesapeake Bay Initiative Act of 1998 to extend the authorization of appropriations for the Chesapeake ... Read more >

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Oct 19, 2011

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Dec 8, 2011
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1740”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (5D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1077 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Feb 6, 2014

H.R. 1649 (Related)
Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network Continuing Authorization Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 15, 2011

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