S. 272 (112th): EPA Fair Play Act


Feb 3, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 3, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joe Manchin III

Senator from West Virginia



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Last Updated: Feb 3, 2011
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to clarify and confirm the authority of the Environmental Protection Agency to deny or restrict the use of defined areas as disposal sites for the discharge of dredged or fill material.

Summary (CRS)

2/3/2011--Introduced.EPA Fair Play Act - 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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 3, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 272”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (5R, 3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 830 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 25, 2013

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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 26, 2011

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