S. 3823 (94th): Water Resources Development Act

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

Overview

Introduced:

Sep 16, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 22, 1976

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 22, 1976.

Law:

Pub.L. 94-587

Sponsor:

Maurice “Mike” Gravel

Senator from Alaska

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 22, 1976

History

Sep 16, 1976
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 16, 1976
 
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.

Sep 28, 1976
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Sep 29, 1976
 
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

Oct 22, 1976
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Oct 22, 1976
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

S. 3823 (94th) 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 94th Congress, which met from Jan 14, 1975 to Oct 1, 1976. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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