New Cosponsor — Sep 11, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI1]
The bill now has 39 cosponsors (37 Democrats, 2 Republicans).
May 3, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on May 3, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 3, 2011
Length: 5 pages
To require the use of American iron, steel, and manufactured goods in the construction, alteration, and repair of public water systems and treatment works.
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 >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1684 — 112th Congress: Keep American Jobs from Going Down the Drain Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1684
“H.R. 1684 — 112th Congress: Keep American Jobs from Going Down the Drain Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1684>
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