S. 787 (111th): Clean Water Restoration Act


Apr 2, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 18, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Russell Feingold

Senator from Wisconsin



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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2010
Length: 28 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)

Clean Water Restoration Act - Reaffirms federal jurisdiction over all waters of the United States and overturns the decisions of the United States Supreme Court in Solid Waste Agency of ... Read more >

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Apr 2, 2009

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Jun 18, 2009
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 787”). 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, 2I) (show)
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