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S. 2636: Clean Water Infrastructure Resilience and Sustainability Act

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A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to establish a program to make grants to eligible entities to increase the resilience of publicly owned treatment works to natural hazards, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Benjamin Cardin

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Maryland. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 17, 2019
Length: 6 pages
Oct 17, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Oct 17, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on October 17, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Cardin and Whitehouse Urge Federal Action to Protect Local Water Systems from Climate Change
    — Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Sponsor) on Feb 13, 2020

Capito, Cardin Introduce Bill to Create New Resiliency Grants for Local Water Infrastructure Projects
    — Sen. Shelley Capito [R-WV] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 21, 2019

Whitehouse and Cardin Urge Federal Action to Protect Local Water Systems from Climate Change
    — Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse [D-RI] on Feb 13, 2020

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Oct 17, 2019

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S. 2636 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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