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H.R. 1915: Water Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2021

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To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to reauthorize certain water pollution control programs, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Peter DeFazio

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

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Last Updated: Jun 22, 2021
Length: 42 pages
Mar 16, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Ordered Reported on Jun 10, 2021

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67 Cosponsors (65 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

DeFazio-Authored Bipartisan INVEST in America Act, Wastewater Bill Pass Committee, Now Head to House Floor
    — Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR4] (Sponsor) on Jun 11, 2021

Garamendi Votes to Advance Bill to Modernize Water Infrastructure and Create Good-Paying Jobs
    — Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA3] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 17, 2021

Jenniffer Gonzlez logra la inclusin de proyectos de rehabilitacin de carreteras para Puerto Rico en el INVEST in America Act
    — Commish. Jenniffer González-Colón [R-PR] on Jun 10, 2021

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Mar 16, 2021

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Jun 9, 2021
Considered by House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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Jun 10, 2021
Ordered Reported

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Jun 22, 2021
Reported by House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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H.R. 1915 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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