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H.R. 7575 (116th): 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 30, 2020
Length: 209 pages
Introduced
Jul 13, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 133: H.R. 133: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 [Including Coronavirus Stimulus & Relief]
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 27, 2020. (compare text)
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Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Donald Trump [R, 2017-2021]: H.R. 7575 – Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (Jul 29, 2020)

What legislators are saying

House Passes Legislation to Improve Flood Protection, Inland Waterways & Other Water Resources Infrastructure
    — Rep. Sam Graves [R-MO6] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 8, 2020

Huizenga Supported Legislation to Protect Great Lakes from Asian Carp, Address Erosion Passes House
    — Rep. Bill Huizenga [R-MI2] on Dec 9, 2020

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

H.R. 7575 (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. 7575. 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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