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S. 3021 (115th): America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018

An Act to provide for improvements to the rivers and harbors of the United States, to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, to provide for water pollution control activities, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Amy Klobuchar

Sponsor. Senator for Minnesota. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 23, 2018
Length: 129 pages
Introduced
Jun 7, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 23, 2018

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 23, 2018.

Law
Pub.L. 115-270
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

President Trump Signs America’s Water Infrastructure Act into Law
    — Sen. James “Jim” Inhofe [R-OK] on Oct 23, 2018

Cramer: president trump signs infrastructure bill advancing safe water act and corps reform
    — Sen. Kevin Cramer [R-ND] on Oct 23, 2018

Senator Roberts Votes to Improve Kansas Water Infrastructure
    — Sen. Pat Roberts [R-KS] on Oct 10, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 3021 will add $11 million in new spending through 2028.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 8: Water Resources Development Act of 2018

Passed House (Senate next) on Jun 6, 2018. 30% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 3387: Drinking Water System Improvement Act of 2017

Ordered Reported on Jul 27, 2017. 83% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 2880: Promoting Closed-Loop Pumped Storage Hydropower Act

Passed House (Senate next) on Dec 12, 2017. 94% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 2872: Promoting Hydropower Development at Existing Nonpowered Dams Act

Passed House (Senate next) on Dec 12, 2017. 94% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 4329: Klamath Infrastructure Improvement Act

Introduced on Nov 9, 2017. 39% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 648: To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to amend the Definite Plan Report for the Seedskadee Project to enable the use of the active capacity of the Fontenelle Reservoir.

Passed House (Senate next) on Mar 15, 2017. 89% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 199: A bill to authorize the use of the active capacity of the Fontenelle Reservoir.

Ordered Reported on Mar 30, 2017. 95% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 4696: Promoting Hydropower Development at Existing Nonpowered Dams Act

Introduced on Dec 20, 2017. 92% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 3906: Innovative Stormwater Infrastructure Act of 2018

Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 16, 2018. 99% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 4317: Mahoney Lake Hydroelectric Project Licensing Act

Introduced on Nov 8, 2017. 72% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 215: A bill to authorize the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to issue an order continuing a stay of a hydroelectric license for the Mahoney Lake hydroelectric project in the State of ...

Passed Senate (House next) on Jun 28, 2018. 72% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 2457: J. Bennett Johnston Waterway Hydropower Extension Act of 2017

Passed House (Senate next) on Jun 12, 2017. 98% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 724: A bill to amend the Federal Power Act to modernize authorizations for necessary hydropower approvals.

Passed Senate (House next) on Jun 28, 2018. 98% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 5688: Navigation Workers Protection Act of 2018

Introduced on May 7, 2018. 96% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 4193: To deauthorize a portion of the project for navigation, Milwaukee Harbor, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Introduced on Oct 31, 2017. 99% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 1142: J. Bennett Johnston Waterway Hydropower Extension Act of 2018

Passed Senate (House next) on Aug 22, 2018. 86% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jun 7, 2018
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Aug 1, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 4, 2018
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 13, 2018
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 10, 2018
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Oct 23, 2018
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 3021 (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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