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S. 601 (113th): Water Resources Development Act of 2013

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

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Sponsor and status

Barbara Boxer

Sponsor. Senator for California. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 15, 2013
Length: 410 pages
Introduced
Mar 18, 2013
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on May 15, 2013 but was never passed by the House.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)

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Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Barack Obama [D, 2009-2017]: Water Resources Development Act of 2013 (May 6, 2013)

What legislators are saying

Vitter: Signing of Water Infrastructure Bill into Law is Proud Moment
    — Sen. David Vitter [R-LA, 2005-2016] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 10, 2014

Inhofe Named to WRDA Conference
    — Sen. James “Jim” Inhofe [R-OK] on Nov 5, 2013

Senators Fight Against EPA Takeover of Private Water
    — Sen. John Barrasso [R-WY] on May 22, 2013

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History

Mar 18, 2013
 
Introduced

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

Mar 20, 2013
 
Ordered Reported

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

May 15, 2013
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

S. 601 (113th) 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. 601. This is the one from the 113th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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