H.R. 6169: Ending Legacy Lawsuit Abuse Act

To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to permit removal to United States district courts of certain civil actions filed in State courts.

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Sep 26, 2016


Referred to Committee on Sep 26, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on September 26, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Charles Boustany Jr.

Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2016
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Sep 26, 2016

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