To clarify the definition of navigable waters, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 13th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 28, 2017
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on February 28, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Thornberry statement on Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule”
— Rep. Mac Thornberry [R-TX13] (Sponsor) on Jun 27, 2017
“Cramer: supreme court agrees with north dakota on waters of the united states ruling”
— Sen. Kevin Cramer [R-ND] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 22, 2018
“Cramer Announces House Passage of All Fiscal Year 2018 Appropriations Bills”
— Sen. Kevin Cramer [R-ND] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 14, 2017
Jun 9, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2705 (114th).
Feb 28, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Apr 10, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2287.
H.R. 1261 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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