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H.R. 4031 (116th): Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2019


To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to reauthorize the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

David Joyce

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 14th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 22, 2020
Length: 1 page
Introduced
Jul 25, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 5, 2021

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 5, 2021.

Law
Pub.L. 116-294
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Great Lakes Task Force Urges Support for Great Lakes in Water Resources Development Act
    — Rep. David Joyce [R-OH14] (Sponsor) on Oct 9, 2020

Sensenbrenner Statement on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) Floor Debate
    — Rep. James Sensenbrenner [R-WI5, 2003-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 5, 2020

the daily leader: wednesday, february 5, 2020
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Feb 5, 2020

More statements at ProPublica Represent...

What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 4031 will add $2.1 billion in new spending through 2029.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 2295: GLRI Act of 2019

Introduced on Jul 25, 2019. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jul 25, 2019
 
Introduced

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Sep 19, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 13, 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.

Dec 20, 2020
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 5, 2021
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 4031 (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. 4031. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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