H.R. 6 (99th): Water Resources Development Act of 1986


Jan 3, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986


Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 17, 1986

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 17, 1986.


Pub.L. 99-662


James Howard

Representative for New Jersey's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 17, 1986

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources and the improvement and rehabilitation of the Nation's water resources infrastructure.

Summary (CRS)

(Conference report filed in House, H. Rept. 99-1013) Water Resources Development Act of 1986 - TitleI - Cost SharingEstablishes cost sharing formulas for the construction of harbors, inland waterway transportation, ... Read more >


Jan 3, 1985

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 26, 1985
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.

Nov 13, 1985
Passed House

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

Mar 26, 1986
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 17, 1986
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The Senate approved a conference committee report to resolve differences in each chamber's version of the bill. The House must also approve the conference report.

Nov 17, 1986
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Nov 17, 1986
Text Published

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

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


18 cosponsors (11D, 7R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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H.Res. 587 (rule)

Last Action: Oct 10, 1986

H.R. 3670 (Related)
Water Resources Conservation, Development, and Infrastructure Improvement and Rehabilitation Act of 1985

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 1, 1985

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