S. 1730 (106th): An original bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to provide that certain environmental reports shall continue to be required to be submitted.

An "original bill" is one which is drafted and approved by a committee before it is formally introduced in the House or Senate.


Oct 14, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on March 27, 2000 but was never passed by the House.


John Chafee
Senator from Rhode Island


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Last Updated: Mar 27, 2000
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to require the submission of certain reports regarding water quality and cost estimates of carrying out such Act to Congress, notwithstanding a Federal ...

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Oct 14, 1999
Reported by Committee
Oct 14, 1999
Passed Senate
Mar 27, 2000
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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