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S. 2821 (114th): True LEADership Act of 2016

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A bill to improve drinking water quality and reduce lead exposure in homes, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Benjamin Cardin

Sponsor. Senator for Maryland. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 20, 2016
Length: 112 pages
Apr 20, 2016
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 20, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Cardin Hails Senate Passage of WRDA as Vital to Clean, Safe Water for Maryland and the Nation
    — Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Sponsor) on Sep 15, 2016

Murray, Cantwell Support True LEADership Act to Remove Lead from Pipes and Invest More in Americas Crumbling Water Infrastructure
    — Sen. Maria Cantwell [D-WA] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 21, 2016

Cardin Notes Progress in Chesapeake Bay Watershed, Urges Further Action
    — Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Sponsor) on Jun 17, 2016

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Apr 20, 2016

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

S. 2821 (114th) 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. 2821. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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