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H.R. 8217: WIFIA Improvement Act of 2020

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To amend the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 2014 with respect to the final maturity date of certain loans, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

John Garamendi

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

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Last Updated: Sep 11, 2020
Length: 3 pages
Sep 11, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Sep 11, 2020

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on September 11, 2020. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

Garamendi Bill Unlocks Federal Financing for Sites Reservoir and Central Valley Project Pumps Modernization
    — Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA3] (Sponsor) on Sep 14, 2020

Newhouse Introduces Bill to Unlock Financing for Federal Water Projects
    — Rep. Dan Newhouse [R-WA4] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 15, 2020

Representative TJ Cox Sends Letter Urging for Inclusion of the WIFIA Improvement Act in Bicameral Water Resources Package
    — Rep. TJ Cox [D-CA21] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 5, 2020

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Sep 11, 2020

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