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Jan 30, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 9, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Minnesota's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 12, 2007
Length: 38 pages
To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to authorize appropriations for State water pollution control revolving funds, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 229 (110th).
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 720”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 720 — 110th Congress: Water Quality Financing Act of 2007. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr720
“H.R. 720 — 110th Congress: Water Quality Financing Act of 2007.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. February 9, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr720>
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