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S. 2800 (115th): America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018

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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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Sponsor and status

John Barrasso

Sponsor. Senator for Wyoming. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 22, 2018
Length: 452 pages
Introduced
May 8, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 22, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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What legislators are saying

President Trump Signs Barrassos Water Infrastructure Legislation into Law
    — Sen. John Barrasso [R-WY] (Sponsor) on Oct 23, 2018

Wicker Applauds Administration Efforts to Streamline Infrastructure Permitting Process
    — Sen. Roger Wicker [R-MS] (Co-sponsor) on May 17, 2018

Senate and House Committee Leadership Announce Agreement on Water Infrastructure Legislation
    — Sen. Thomas Carper [D-DE] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 11, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 2800 will add $7.3 billion in new spending through 2028.

History

May 8, 2018
 
Introduced

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May 17, 2018
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

May 22, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 10, 2018
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

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S. 2800 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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