H.R. 1684 (112th): Keep American Jobs from Going Down the Drain Act


May 3, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 3, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Betty Sutton

Representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 3, 2011
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require the use of American iron, steel, and manufactured goods in the construction, alteration, and repair of public water systems and treatment works.

Summary (CRS)

5/3/2011--Introduced.Keep American Jobs from Going Down the Drain Act - Amends the Safe Drinking Water Act and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 3, 2011

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. 1684”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


39 cosponsors (37D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

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