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H.R. 2833 (117th): Reconnecting Communities Act

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To establish a program to improve community connectivity by identifying and removing or mitigating infrastructural barriers that create obstacles to mobility or economic development or expose the community to pollution and other health and safety risks, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Anthony Brown

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

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Last Updated: Apr 26, 2021
Length: 16 pages
Apr 26, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 26, 2021, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


12 Cosponsors (12 Democrats)

See Instead

S. 1202 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Dec 15, 2021


Position statements

What legislators are saying

ICYMI -- McEachin: Infrastructure Must Prioritize Equity via Richmond Free Press
    — Rep. Donald McEachin [D-VA4, 2017-2022] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 7, 2021

Members of Congress: Wilmington, Philly Highway-Divided Neighborhoods Could See Improvements under House-Passed $3 Billion Reconnecting Communities Bill
    — Rep. Dwight Evans [D-PA3] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 12, 2021

Infrastructure Must Emphasize Equity
    — Rep. Donald McEachin [D-VA4, 2017-2022] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 26, 2021

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Apr 26, 2021

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

H.R. 2833 (117th) 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 H.R. 2833. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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