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S.601: Water Resources Development Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about water resources development
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Sponsor Barbara Boxer, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced March 18, 2013
Latest Major Action Oct. 31, 2013
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Bill Summary

Water Resources Development Act of 2013 - Title I: Water Resource Projects - (Sec. 1001) Sets forth the purposes of this title, including to: (1) authorize projects that are the subject of a completed report of the Chief of Engineers of the Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) containing a determination that the relevant project is in the federal interest, results in benefits that exceed the costs, is environmentally acceptable, is technically feasible, and has been recommended to Congress for authorization by the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works; and (2) authorize the Secretary of the Army (Secretary) to review projects that require increased authorizations and to request an increase of those authorizations after certifying that the increases are necessary and submitting to Congress reports on the proposed increases.

(Sec. 1002) Authorizes the Secretary to carry out projects for water resources development, conservation, and other purposes if: (1) each p...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Oct. 31, 2013 See also H.R. 3080.
May 15, 2013 Held at the desk.
May 15, 2013 Received in the House.
May 15, 2013 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
May 15, 2013

Passed Senate with amendments by Yea-Nay Vote. 83 - 14. Record Vote Number: 124. (text: CR S3454-3496)

May 15, 2013 Cloture motion on the measure withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate. (consideration: CR S3447)
May 15, 2013 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3444-3496)
May 14, 2013 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3397-3400, S3400-3421)
May 9, 2013 Cloture motion on measure presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S3319; text: CR S3319)
May 9, 2013 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3294-3304, S3308-3319)
May 8, 2013 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3217-3228, S3240-3248)
May 7, 2013 The committee substitute was withdrawn by Unanimous Consent.
May 7, 2013 Measure laid before Senate by motion. (consideration: CR S3110-3138, S3139-3152; text of measure as reported in Senate: CR S3110-3138)
May 7, 2013 Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3110)
May 6, 2013 Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to measure withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate. (consideration: CR S3079)
April 25, 2013 Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to measure presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S3020; text: CR S3020)
April 25, 2013 Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S3020)
April 22, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 44.
April 22, 2013 Committee on Environment and Public Works. Reported by Senator Boxer with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 113-13.
March 20, 2013 Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
March 18, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.