H.R. 524 (113th): To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to clarify that the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency does not have the authority to disapprove a permit after it has been issued by the Secretary of the Army under section 404 of such Act.


Feb 6, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 9, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


David McKinley

Representative for West Virginia's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 20, 2014
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Summary (CRS)

6/20/2014--Reported to House without amendment.Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) to remove the authority of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to prohibit ... Read more >

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Feb 6, 2013

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Apr 9, 2014
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 524”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


13 cosponsors (12R, 1D) (show)
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Related Bills

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H.R. 1203 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 2, 2015

S. 2156 (Related)
Regulatory Fairness Act of 2014

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 25, 2014

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