H.R. 4463: Brownfields Reauthorization Act of 2016

To amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to modify provisions relating to brownfield remediation grants, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

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Feb 4, 2016


Referred to Committee on Feb 4, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 4, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Elizabeth Esty

Representative for Connecticut's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 4, 2016
Length: 8 pages


Feb 4, 2016

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Reported by Committee

Passed House

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Signed by the President

H.R. 4463 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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