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

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.

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 3, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 17, 1986

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

Law:

Pub.L. 99-662

Sponsor:

James Howard

Representative for New Jersey's 3rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 17, 1986

History

Jan 3, 1985
 
Introduced

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

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. 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.

H.R. 6 (99th) 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 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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