H.R. 2215 (108th): Raw Sewage Overflow Community Right-to-Know Act


May 22, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 22, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Timothy Bishop

Representative for New York's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: May 22, 2003
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to ensure that sewage treatment plants monitor for and report discharges of raw sewage, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/22/2003--Introduced.Raw Sewage Overflow Community Right-to-Know Act - Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to direct owners or operators of publicly-owned treatment works to institute an alert system for sanitary ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 22, 2003

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2215”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


20 cosponsors (19D, 1P) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1720 (109th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 20, 2005

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