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H.R. 2427: Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network Reauthorization Act of 2019

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To amend the Chesapeake Bay Initiative Act of 1998 to reauthorize the Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

Sponsor and status

John Sarbanes

Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 1, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
May 1, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Jun 19, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on June 19, 2019.

Prognosis
15% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2427 will add $18 million in new spending through 2029.

History

May 1, 2019
 
Introduced

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May 22, 2019
 
Considered by National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands

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Jun 19, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2427 is 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.

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