New Cosponsor — Sep 21, 2012
New Cosponsor: Sen. Amy Klobuchar [D-MN]
The bill now has 8 cosponsors (7 Democrats, 1 Republican).
Sep 20, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on September 20, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Michigan
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Last Updated: Sep 20, 2012
Length: 23 pages
A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to protect and restore the Great Lakes.
9/20/2012--Introduced.Great Lakes Ecosystem Protection Act of 2012 - Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) to include as a purpose of such Act ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Reported by Committee
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3073 (111th).
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. 3588”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 3588 — 112th Congress: Great Lakes Ecosystem Protection Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s3588
“S. 3588 — 112th Congress: Great Lakes Ecosystem Protection Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. October 4, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s3588>
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