S. 1178 (114th): Defending Rivers from Overreaching Policies Act of 2015

A bill to prohibit implementation of a proposed rule relating to the definition of the term "waters of the United States" under the Clean Water Act, or any substantially similar rule, until a Supplemental Scientific Review Panel and Ephemeral and Intermittent Streams Advisory Committee produce certain reports, and for other purposes.

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Apr 30, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 30, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jeff Flake

Junior Senator from Arizona



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Last Updated: Apr 30, 2015
Length: 19 pages


Apr 30, 2015

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S. 1178 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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