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


Mar 18, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

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.


Barbara Boxer

Junior Senator from California



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Last Updated: May 15, 2013
Length: 410 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

5/15/2013--Passed Senate amended.Water Resources Development Act of 2013 - TitleI - Water Resource ProjectsSection1001 - Sets forth the purposes of this title, including to:(1) authorize projects that are the subject ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 18, 2013

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Mar 20, 2013
Reported by Committee

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May 15, 2013
Passed Senate

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

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 601”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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May 15, 2013 11:51 a.m.
Bill Passed 83/14

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1248 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Apr 30, 2007

H.R. 3080 (Related)
Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jun 10, 2014

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