H.R. 1185 (113th): Great Lakes Water Protection Act


Mar 14, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 14, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Randy Hultgren

Representative for Illinois's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 14, 2013
Length: 11 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to establish a deadline for restricting sewage dumping into the Great Lakes and to fund programs and activities for improving wastewater discharges into the Great Lakes.

Summary (CRS)

3/14/2013--Introduced.Great Lakes Water Protection Act - Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) to prohibit a publicly owned treatment works (POTW) from performing ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 14, 2013

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1185”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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Related Bills

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S. 571 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 14, 2013

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