To rebuild and modernize the Nation's infrastructure to expand access to broadband internet, rehabilitate drinking water infrastructure, modernize the electric grid and energy supply infrastructure, redevelop brownfields, strengthen health care infrastructure, create jobs, protect public health and the environment, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 6th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 17, 2017
Length: 181 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on May 17, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
26 Cosponsors (26 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Pallone Unveils Comprehensive Infrastructure Package”
— Rep. Frank Pallone [D-NJ6] (Sponsor) on May 17, 2017
“Matsui Joins E&C Democrats to Unveil Comprehensive Infrastructure Package”
— Rep. Doris Matsui [D-CA6] (Co-sponsor) on May 17, 2017
“Rush Opening Statement at State of the Nations Energy Infrastructure Hearing”
— Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL1] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 27, 2018
May 17, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 30, 2018
Considered by Communications and Technology
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
May 15, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2741 (116th).
H.R. 2479 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2479. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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