S. 912 (109th): Clean Water Authority Restoration Act of 2005


Apr 27, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 27, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Russell Feingold

Senator from Wisconsin



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Last Updated: Apr 27, 2005
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to clarify the jurisdiction of the United States over waters of the United States.

Summary (CRS)

4/27/2005--Introduced.Clean Water Authority Restoration Act of 2005 - Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to replace the term "navigable waters," throughout the Act, with the term "waters of the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 27, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 912”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


17 cosponsors (16D, 1I) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 473 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 27, 2003

H.R. 1356 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 17, 2005

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