H.R. 753 (111th): Sewage Overflow Community Right-to-Know Act


Jan 28, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 28, 2009, 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: Jan 28, 2009
Length: 11 pages

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S. 937 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Jun 18, 2009

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to ensure that publicly owned treatment works monitor for and report sewer overflows, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/28/2009--Introduced.Sewage Overflow Community Right-to-Know Act - Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) to require owners or operators of publicly owned treatment works ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 28, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 753”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


24 cosponsors (22D, 2R) (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. 2452 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Jun 23, 2008

S. 937 (Related)
Sewage Overflow Community Right-to-Know Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 18, 2009

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