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S. 451 (115th): Water Resources Research Amendments Act of 2017

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A bill to amend the Water Resources Research Act of 1984 to reauthorize grants for and require applied water supply research regarding the water resources research and technology institutes established under that Act.

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Sponsor and status

Benjamin Cardin

Sponsor. Senator for Maryland. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 27, 2017
Length: 5 pages
Feb 27, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 27, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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What legislators are saying

Cardin on Hand as Bipartisan Water Infrastructure Bill Signed Into Law
    — Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Sponsor) on Oct 23, 2018

Van Hollen, Cardin Win Hard-Fought Maryland Priorities in New Water Infrastructure Legislation
    — Sen. Chris Van Hollen [D-MD] on May 9, 2018

Senate Passes Cardin Provisions in Major Bipartisan Water and Infrastructure Package
    — Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Sponsor) on Oct 10, 2018

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Feb 27, 2017

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S. 451 (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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