H.R. 1290 (105th): Wetlands Restoration and Improvement Act of 1997


Apr 10, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 10, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Walter Jones Jr.

Representative for North Carolina's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 10, 1997
Length: 25 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To promote the restoration, conservation, and enhancement of wetlands through the establishment of a responsible wetlands mitigation banking program.

Summary (CRS)

4/10/1997--Introduced.Wetlands Restoration and Improvement Act of 1997 - Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to declare that it is national policy to:(1) achieve, through regulatory and nonregulatory opportunities involving ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 10, 1997

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1290”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


9 cosponsors (7R, 2D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 3692 (104th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 20, 1996

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