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S. 914 (117th): Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act of 2021

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A bill to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to reauthorize programs under those Acts, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Tammy Duckworth

Sponsor. Senator for Illinois. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 29, 2021
Length: 132 pages
Mar 23, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 3684: Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 15, 2021. (compare text)

13 Cosponsors (7 Republicans, 6 Democrats)


Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Joseph Biden [D]: S. 914 – Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act of 2021 (Apr 27, 2021)

What legislators are saying

Carper Speaks on Bipartisan Water Infrastructure Bill
    — Sen. Thomas Carper [D-DE] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 29, 2021

Sens. Cruz, Rubio, Scott, Tillis Push for Fair Water Funding Formula Amendment
    — Sen. Ted Cruz [R-TX] on Apr 29, 2021

Rubio Blasts Senate Failure to Modernize Outdated, Unfair Water Formula
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] on Apr 29, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates S. 914 will add $35 billion in new spending through 2026.


Mar 23, 2021

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Apr 14, 2021
Ordered Reported

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Apr 29, 2021
Passed Senate (House next)

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May 10, 2021
Reported by Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

S. 914 (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 S. 914. 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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