WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement after S.3021, America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, passed the House by voice vote.

“The America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 is a strong, bipartisan bill that overwhelmingly passed the House. This bill has important reforms to the Army Corps of Engineers, which will allow us to expedite critical flood control and navigation projects that have been bogged down by unnecessary Washington red tape. For Louisiana to thrive, we need strong flood control, robust waterways and ports, and a resilient coastline. This legislation helps address these needs and I look forward to the President signing it into law soon.”

Provisions included in this legislation: