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H.R. 2018 (112th): Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act of 2011

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To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to preserve the authority of each State to make determinations relating to the State's water quality standards, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

John Mica

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 7th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 18, 2011
Length: 12 pages
May 26, 2011
112th Congress (2011–2013)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 13, 2011 but was never passed by the Senate.


39 Cosponsors (35 Republicans, 4 Democrats)


Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Barack Obama [D, 2009-2017]: Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act (Jul 12, 2011)

What legislators are saying

Congressman Larry Bucshon Comments on Court Ruling Regarding EPA Overreach
    — Rep. Larry Bucshon [R-IN8] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 7, 2011

House Passes Bill to Rein in EPA Regulatory Overreach
    — Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers [R-KY5] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 13, 2011

Price calls on colleagues to reject 'dirty water act'
    — Rep. David Price [D-NC4] on Jul 13, 2011

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May 26, 2011

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Jun 22, 2011
Ordered Reported

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Jul 13, 2011
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 2018 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2018. This is the one from the 112th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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