To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to require that an application to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a license, license amendment, or permit for an activity that will result in a withdrawal by a State or political subdivision of a State of water from a lake that is situated in 2 States shall not be granted unless the Governor of the State in which more than 50 percent of the lake, reservoir, or other body of water is situated certifies that the withdrawal will not have an adverse effect on the environment in or economy of that State, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Nov 16, 1995
Length: 3 pages
104th Congress (1995–1996)
This bill was introduced on November 16, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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7 Cosponsors (4 Republicans, 3 Democrats)
Nov 16, 1995
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H.R. 2648 (104th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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