To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (the Clean Water Act) to authorize appropriations in each of fiscal years 1994 through 1998 for the construction of wastewater treatment facilities to serve U.S. Colonias, to provide water pollution control in the vicinity of the international boundary between the United States and Mexico.
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103rd Congress (1993–1994)
This bill was introduced on May 24, 1994, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
Representative for Arizona's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: May 24, 1994
Length: 3 pages
7 Cosponsors (6 Democrats, 1 Republican)
May 24, 1994
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H.R. 4478 (103rd) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4478. This is the one from the 103rd Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 103rd Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1993 to Dec 1, 1994. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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