The House passed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act on Wednesday evening.
Rep. Chuck Fleischmann said, "The bill is a step in the right direction to finally reforming the Inland Waterways Trust Fund. For years the underlying problem facing the Chickamauga Lock, the Inland Waterways Trust Fund, has been ignored.
"Today, the House passed a bill that is a step in the right direction to begin reforming the Trust, something I have fought tirelessly for since my first day in office.
I was proud to support this bill and will continue to fight for the Chickamauga Lock.”