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S. 822 (115th): BUILD Act

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A bill to amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to modify provisions relating to grants, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

James “Jim” Inhofe

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Oklahoma. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 7, 2017
Length: 32 pages
Introduced:

Apr 4, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 12, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 822 will add $750 million in new spending through 2027.

History

Apr 4, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jun 28, 2017
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

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

Jul 12, 2017
 
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 7, 2017
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

S. 822 (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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