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H.R. 2515: Building United States Infrastructure through Limited Delays and Efficient Reviews Act of 2021

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To amend the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 to clarify ambiguous provisions, align the Act with relevant case law, reflect modern technologies, optimize interagency coordination, and facilitate a more efficient, effective, and timely environmental review process.

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Sponsor and status

Garret Graves

Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 14, 2021
Length: 18 pages
Apr 14, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Apr 14, 2021

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58 Cosponsors (58 Republicans)

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

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Garret Graves: Infrastructure Projects Only Benefit the Community When They’re Completed
    — Rep. Kevin McCarthy [R-CA23] (Co-sponsor) on May 17, 2021

Bruce Westerman: Streamlined Regulations That Work for All Americans
    — Rep. Kevin McCarthy [R-CA23] (Co-sponsor) on May 17, 2021

Rep. Garret Graves: Applying Common Sense to Infrastructure Projects
    — Rep. Kevin McCarthy [R-CA23] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 20, 2021

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Apr 14, 2021

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