H.R. 4965 (112th): To preserve existing rights and responsibilities with respect to waters of the United States, and for other purposes.

Apr 27, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Reported by Committee)
John Mica
Representative for Florida's 7th congressional district
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Sep 20, 2012
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H.R. 4965 (Related)
To preserve existing rights and responsibilities with respect to waters of the United States, ...

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 07, 2012

S. 2245 (Related)
Preserve the Waters of the United States Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 28, 2012


This bill was introduced on June 7, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Apr 27, 2012
Referred to Committee Apr 27, 2012
Reported by Committee Jun 07, 2012

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94 cosponsors (77R, 17D) (show)

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9/20/2012--Reported to House amended.
Prohibits the Secretary of the Army and the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from:
(1) finalizing, adopting, implementing, administering, or enforcing the proposed guidance described in the notice of availability and request for comments entitled "EPA and Army Corps of Engineers Guidance Regarding Identification of Waters Protected by the Clean Water Act"; or
(2) using such guidance, any successor document, or any substantially similar guidance made publicly available on or after December 3, 2008, as the basis for any decision regarding the scope of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) or any rulemaking.
Provides that use of such guidance or document as the basis for any rule shall be grounds for vacating such rule.

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