H.R. 12 (102nd): Beaches Environmental Assessment, Closure, and Health Act of 1991


Jan 3, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 22, 1992 but was never passed by the Senate.


William Hughes

Representative for New Jersey's 2nd congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act and the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 to improve the quality of coastal recreation waters, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/22/1992--Passed House amended.Beaches Environmental Assessment, Closure, and Health Act of 1991 - Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 3, 1991

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 20, 1991
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 22, 1992
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 12”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


27 cosponsors (20D, 5R, 1D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 31 (103rd) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 5, 1993

S. 1277 (Related)
Beaches Environmental Assessment, Closure, and Health Act of 1990

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 12, 1991

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