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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 14th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 14, 2013
Length: 11 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on March 14, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)
Mar 14, 2013
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H.R. 1185 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1185. This is the one from the 113th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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