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Text of the EPA Fair Play Act

This bill was introduced on February 3, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Feb 3, 2011 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 272

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 3, 2011

(for himself, Mr. Rockefeller, Ms. Murkowski, Mr. Wicker, Mr. Boozman, Ms. Landrieu, Mr. Hoeven, and Mr. Portman) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works

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.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the EPA Fair Play Act.

2.

Permits for dredged or fill material

(a)

In general

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

(b)

Effective date

The amendment made by subsection (a) takes effect on October 18, 1972.