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Text of the To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to remove the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to disapprove ...

...authority to disapprove after a permit has been issued by the Secretary of the Army under section 404 of such Act.

This bill was introduced on January 26, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jan 26, 2011 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 457

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 26, 2011

(for himself, Mrs. Capito, Mr. Johnson of Ohio, Mr. Gibbs, and Mr. Rahall) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

A BILL

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.

1.

Amendment

(a)

In general

Section 404(c) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1344(c)) is amended by striking The Administrator is authorized and inserting Until such time as the Secretary has issued a permit under this section, the Administrator is authorized.

(b)

Effective date

The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect on January 1, 2011.