House Bill 1921
117th Congress(2021-2022)
To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to reauthorize the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Restoration Program, and for other purposes.
Active
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Passed House on Jun 15, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
Mar 16, 2021
Latest Action
Jun 16, 2021
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
1921
Congress
117
Policy Area
Environmental Protection
Environmental Protection
Primary focus of measure is regulation of pollution including from hazardous substances and radioactive releases; climate change and greenhouse gases; environmental assessment and research; solid waste and recycling; ecology. Measures concerning energy exploration, efficiency, and conservation may fall under Energy policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Louisiana
House Votes (1)
Senate Votes (0)
Passed
June 15, 2021
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in House: Pursuant to section 8 of H. Res. 473, and the motion offered by Mr. McGovern, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 293; H.R. 587; H.R. 610, as amended; H.R. 1144, as amended; H.R. 1703, as amended; H.R. 1921; H.R. 2008; H.R. 2332, as amended; H.R. 2545; and H.R. 3642, as amended.(consideration: CR H2792-2799; text: CR H2797)
Summary

This bill reauthorizes through FY2026 and revises the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Restoration Program.

Under the existing program, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) must develop and fund projects to restore the ecological health of the basin, which is located in Louisiana and Mississippi. The bill requires the EPA to review and revise the basin's comprehensive conservation and management plan at least once every five years. In addition, the bill eliminates a statement of the basin's size.

Text (4)
June 16, 2021
June 15, 2021
May 28, 2021
March 16, 2021
Actions (16)
06/16/2021
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
06/15/2021
Pursuant to section 8 of H. Res. 473, and the motion offered by Mr. McGovern, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 293; H.R. 587; H.R. 610, as amended; H.R. 1144, as amended; H.R. 1703, as amended; H.R. 1921; H.R. 2008; H.R. 2332, as amended; H.R. 2545; and H.R. 3642, as amended. (consideration: CR H2792-2799; text: CR H2797)
06/15/2021
Passed/agreed to in House: Pursuant to section 8 of H. Res. 473, and the motion offered by Mr. McGovern, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 293; H.R. 587; H.R. 610, as amended; H.R. 1144, as amended; H.R. 1703, as amended; H.R. 1921; H.R. 2008; H.R. 2332, as amended; H.R. 2545; and H.R. 3642, as amended.(consideration: CR H2792-2799; text: CR H2797)
06/15/2021
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 473, proceedings on H.R. 1921 are considered vacated.
06/15/2021
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
06/15/2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1921.
06/15/2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2766-2767; text: CR H2766)
06/15/2021
Ms. Norton moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
05/28/2021
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 30.
05/28/2021
Reported by the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. H. Rept. 117-47.
03/24/2021
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 54 - 3.
03/24/2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
03/24/2021
Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Discharged.
03/17/2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
03/16/2021
Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
03/16/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Mar 17, 2021 7:12:24 AM
Record Updated
Mar 4, 2022 1:26:46 AM