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 in a previous Congress

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


John Mica

Representative for Florida's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 20, 2012
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)

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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 27, 2012

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Jun 7, 2012
Reported by Committee

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4965”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


94 cosponsors (77R, 17D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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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 7, 2012

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

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 28, 2012

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