To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to regulate discharges from commercial vessels, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sep 2, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on October 13, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New Jersey's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Nov 3, 2011
Length: 56 pages
Sep 2, 2011
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 6, 2011
Updated bill text was published as of Introduced.
Oct 13, 2011
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Nov 13, 2013
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3464 (113th).
H.R. 2840 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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