To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to provide assistance for programs and activities to protect the water quality of Puget Sound, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 10th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 10, 2020
Length: 29 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.
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6 Cosponsors (6 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Heck Helps Pass Transformative Infrastructure Package”
— Rep. Denny Heck [D-WA10, 2013-2020] (Sponsor) on Jul 1, 2020
“PUGET SOS Act Passes House by Voice Vote”
— Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA6] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 5, 2020
“Comit aprueba proyecto de la comisionada residente para mejorar respuesta federal a desastres”
— Commish. Jenniffer González-Colón [R-PR] on Sep 20, 2019
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What stakeholders are saying
Sep 28, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3630 (114th).
Apr 10, 2019
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Sep 19, 2019
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Nov 14, 2019
Reported by House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
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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. 2247 (116th) 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2247. 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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