S. 2848 (114th): Water Resources Development Act of 2016

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Apr 25, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Passed Senate (Enacted Via Other Measures)

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on September 15, 2016 but was never passed by the House. But provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

S. 612: WIIN Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 16, 2016. (compare text)
Sponsor:

James “Jim” Inhofe

Senior Senator from Oklahoma

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 15, 2016
Length: 644 pages

History

Apr 25, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 28, 2016
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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.

Jun 20, 2016
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Sep 15, 2016
 
Passed Senate

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

S. 2848 (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.

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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