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H.R. 4044 (116th): Protect and Restore America’s Estuaries Act


To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to reauthorize the National Estuary Program, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Tom Malinowski

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 10, 2020
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Jul 25, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 13, 2021

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 13, 2021.

Law
Pub.L. 116-337
Cosponsors

26 Cosponsors (19 Democrats, 7 Republicans)

Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

The House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis Highlights Four Bills Introduced by Representative Malinowski
    — Rep. Tom Malinowski [D-NJ7] (Sponsor) on Jun 30, 2020

WATCH: Graves Advances Legislation to Restore the Health of Lake Pontchartrain
    — Rep. Garret Graves [R-LA6] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 20, 2019

My Votes – Week of February 3rd
    — Rep. Cathy Rodgers [R-WA5] on Feb 7, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 4044 will add $199 million in new spending through 2029.

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 31, 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 Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 13, 2021
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 4044 (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. 4044. 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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