H.R. 161: Bringing Economic Advancement and Coastal Health Act

Jan 04, 2013
Referred to Committee
1% chance of being enacted
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Mike McIntyre
Representative for North Carolina's 7th congressional district
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Jan 04, 2013
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H.R. 2476 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 08, 2011


This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 4, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Introduced Jan 04, 2013
Referred to Committee Jan 04, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
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3% chance of getting past committee.
1% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

Full Title

To amend the Water Resources Development Act of 1976 to direct the Secretary of the Army to evaluate the feasibility of continuing Federal participation in a beach nourishment project, and for other purposes.


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Bringing Economic Advancement and Coastal Health Act - Amends the Water Resources Development Act of 1976 to:
(1) authorize the Chief of Engineers to provide periodic authorized beach nourishment for a water resources development project for such additional period as he or she determines necessary, but not beyond the 50th year that begins after the date of initiation of construction (current law) or after the date of the last estimated periodic nourishment as contemplated in the Chief's Report, whichever is later; and
(2) require the Chief of Engineers, before the end of such 50-year period, to evaluate the feasibility of continuing federal participation in the beach nourishment project.

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