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

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.

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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


Mar 14, 2013

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H.R. 1185 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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