To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to reauthorize the Chesapeake Bay Program.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 10, 2020
Length: 2 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on February 5, 2020 but was never passed by the Senate.
What legislators are saying
“Sarbanes Statement on House Committee Action to Advance the Chesapeake Bay Program Reauthorization Act”
— Rep. John Sarbanes [D-MD3] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 19, 2019
What stakeholders are saying
Mar 7, 2019
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 19, 2019
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.
Dec 12, 2019
Reported by House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
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.
Feb 5, 2020
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.R. 1620 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1620. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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