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HR 1495 - Water Resources Development Act of 2007 - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Chris Van Hollen, Jr. voted Yea (Override of Veto) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Veto Override Passed (Senate) (79-14) - (Key vote)

Title: Water Resources Development Act of 2007

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that sets funding authorization levels for the Secretary of the Army at $23.87 billion for water resource construction and improvement projects.

Highlights:
  • Sets authorizations at $2.20 billion for Florida water resource projects, including $1.12 billion for the Indian River Lagoon and $682.07 million for Everglades restoration.
  • Sets authorizations at $3.49 billion in appropriations for Louisiana coastal restoration projects.
  • Sets authorizations at $4.05 billion for Upper Mississippi River projects, including navigation improvements and ecosystem restoration.
Note:

NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY OF THOSE PRESENT AND VOTING IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A PRESIDENTIAL VETO.

Legislation - Veto Override Passed (House) (361-54) - (Key vote)

Title: Water Resources Development Act of 2007

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that sets funding authorization levels for the Secretary of the Army at $23.87 billion for water resource construction and improvement projects.

Highlights:
  • Sets authorizations at $2.20 billion for Florida water resource projects, including $1.12 billion for the Indian River Lagoon and $682.07 million for Everglades restoration.
  • Sets authorizations at $3.49 billion in appropriations for Louisiana coastal restoration projects.
  • Sets authorizations at $4.05 billion for Upper Mississippi River projects, including navigation improvements and ecosystem restoration.
Note:

NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY OF THOSE PRESENT AND VOTING IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A PRESIDENTIAL VETO.

Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 110-114 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (81-12) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (381-40) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (91-4) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (394-25) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Water Resources Development Act of 2007

Sponsors

  • James L. 'Jim' Oberstar (MN - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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