S. 653 (114th): Water Resources Research Amendments Act of 2015

S. 653 would: Add a requirement for additional research into new water treatments into the Water Resources Research Act Require an evaluation of water resource research projects every three years and withdraws funds from projects that do not qualify based on the evaluation. Authorize $13.5 million per year through 2020. Thank you to Congressional Dish for their outline of H.R. ... Continue reading »



Mar 4, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on June 9, 2015 but was never passed by the House.


Benjamin Cardin

Senior Senator from Maryland



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Last Updated: Jun 10, 2015
Length: 5 pages


Mar 4, 2015

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Apr 29, 2015
Ordered Reported

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May 18, 2015
Reported by Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

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Jun 9, 2015
Passed Senate (House next)

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S. 653 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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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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