S. 937 (111th): Sewage Overflow Community Right-to-Know Act


Apr 30, 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.


Frank Lautenberg

Senator from New Jersey



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Last Updated: Apr 20, 2010
Length: 14 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill 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)

4/20/2010--Reported to Senate without amendment.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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 30, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 18, 2009
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 937”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (5D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 2080 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 17, 2008

S. 3388 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 16, 2012

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