H.R. 2541 (112th): Silviculture Regulatory Consistency Act


Jul 14, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 1, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jaime Herrera Beutler

Representative for Washington's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 20, 2012
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to exempt the conduct of silvicultural activities from national pollutant discharge elimination system permitting requirements.

Summary (CRS)

9/20/2012--Reported to House amended.Silviculture Regulatory Consistency Act - Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) to prohibit the Administrator of the Environmental Protection ... Read more >

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Jul 14, 2011

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Aug 1, 2012
Reported by Committee

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2541”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


62 cosponsors (45R, 17D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1369 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 14, 2011

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