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H.R. 1764: To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act with respect to permitting terms, and for other purposes.

The text of the bill below is as of Mar 14, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1764

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 14, 2019

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

A BILL

To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act with respect to permitting terms, and for other purposes.

1.

National pollutant discharge elimination system (NPDES) terms

Section 402(b)(1)(B) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1342(b)(1)(B)) is amended to read as follows:

(B)

are for fixed terms—

(i)

not exceeding 10 years, for a permit issued to a State or municipality; and

(ii)

not exceeding 5 years, for a permit issued to any person not described in clause (i); and

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