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H.R. 7575: Water Resources Development Act of 2020

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To provide for improvements to the rivers and harbors of the United States, to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Peter DeFazio

Sponsor. Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2020
Length: 210 pages
Introduced
Jul 13, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 29, 2020

This bill passed in the House on July 29, 2020 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
70% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Gallagher Fights for Northeast Wisconsin Priorities in Water Infrastructure Bill
    — Rep. Mike Gallagher [R-WI8] on Nov 18, 2020

My Votes – Week of July 27th
    — Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5] on Jul 31, 2020

Robs Rundown: Week of September 21 September 25, 2020
    — Sen. Robert “Rob” Portman [R-OH] on Sep 25, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 7575 will be negligible.

History

Jul 13, 2020
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jul 24, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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. The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure issued the report which may provide insight into the purpose of the legislation.

Jul 24, 2020
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Jul 29, 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.

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 7575 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 7575. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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