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Oct 14, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000
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.
Senator from Rhode Island
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Last Updated: Mar 27, 2000
Length: 4 pages
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 ... Read more >
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1730”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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