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S. 3591 (116th): America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2020

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A bill 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, to provide for water pollution control activities and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

John Barrasso

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Wyoming. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 11, 2020
Length: 642 pages
May 4, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 11, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Congressman García Applauds Water Resources Development Act of 2020 Passed by House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
    — Rep. Jesús “Chuy” García [D-IL4] on Jul 16, 2020

Great Lakes Task Force Urges Support for Great Lakes in Water Resources Development Act
    — Rep. Debbie Dingell [D-MI12] on Oct 8, 2020

Great Lakes Task Force Urges Support for Great Lakes in Water Resources Development Act
    — Rep. Marcy Kaptur [D-OH9] on Oct 8, 2020

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May 4, 2020

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

May 11, 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.

S. 3591 (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 S. 3591. 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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