H.R. 4278 (112th): Preserving Rural Resources Act of 2012

Introduced:
Mar 28, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Reported by Committee)
Sponsor
Robert Hurt
Representative for Virginia's 5th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Sep 20, 2012
Length
4 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 2581 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 28, 2013

 
Status

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

Progress
Introduced Mar 28, 2012
Referred to Committee Mar 28, 2012
Reported by Committee Aug 01, 2012
 
Full Title

To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act with respect to permit requirements for dredged or fill material.

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Cosponsors
24 cosponsors (18R, 6D) (show)
Committees

House Transportation and Infrastructure

Water Resources and Environment

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9/20/2012--Reported to House without amendment.
Preserving Rural Resources Act of 2012 - Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) to replace a requirement that a permit be obtained for any discharge of dredged or fill material into the navigable waters incidental to any activity having as its purpose bringing an area of such waters into a use to which it was not previously subject and where the flow or circulation of such waters may be impaired or the reach of such waters may be reduced with a requirement that a permit be obtained for any such discharge that is not currently exempted from permit requirements.

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