S. 2798 (93rd): Water Resources Development Act

An original bill authorizing the construction, repair, and preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors for navigation, flood control.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Dec 11, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 11, 1973, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Maurice “Mike” Gravel

Senator from Alaska


See Instead:

H.R. 10203 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Mar 7, 1974


Dec 11, 1973

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Dec 11, 1973
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S. 2798 (93rd) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 93rd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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