S. 2848: Water Resources Development Act of 2016

Introduced:

Apr 25, 2016

Status:

Passed Senate on Sep 15, 2016

This bill passed in the Senate on September 15, 2016 and goes to the House next for consideration.

Sponsor:

James “Jim” Inhofe

Senior Senator from Oklahoma

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 15, 2016
Length: 644 pages

Prognosis:

31% chance of being enacted (details)

See Instead:

H.R. 5303 (same title)
Passed House — Sep 28, 2016

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.

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History

Apr 25, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 28, 2016
 
Reported by Committee

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Sep 15, 2016
 
Passed Senate

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

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

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