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


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

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

(LATEST SUMMARY) Water Resources Development Act - TitleI - Water Resources DevelopmentAuthorizes the Secretary of the Army, acting through the Corps of Engineers, to undertake the design, construction, repair, improvement, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 11, 1973

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 11, 1973
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2798”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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S. 3823 (94th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 22, 1976

H.R. 10203 (Related)
Water Resources Development Act

Enacted — Signed by the President
Mar 7, 1974

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