H.R. 457 (112th): To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to remove the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to disapprove after a permit has been issued by the Secretary of the Army under section 404 of such Act.


Jan 26, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 26, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


David McKinley

Representative for West Virginia's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 26, 2011
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1/26/2011--Introduced.Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) to remove the authority of the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to prohibit the ... Read more >

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Jan 26, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 457”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


15 cosponsors (14R, 1D) (show)
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S. 272 (Related)
EPA Fair Play Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 3, 2011

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