To amend the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 to allow the District of Columbia to receive Federal funding under such Act, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for the District of Columbia. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 18, 2017
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on May 18, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Norton Files Amendment to Make D.C. Eligible for Federal Flood Mitigation Funds”
— Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC0] (Sponsor) on Nov 7, 2017
“Norton to Host Roundtable on Remedies for D.C. Flood Risk, Next Tuesday”
— Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC0] (Sponsor) on Oct 19, 2017
Sep 14, 2016
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6031 (114th).
May 18, 2017
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H.R. 2540 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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