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H.R. 4611: Ocean Pollution Reduction Act II

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To modify permitting requirements with respect to the discharge of any pollutant from the Point Loma Wastewater Treatment Plant in certain circumstances, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Scott Peters

Sponsor. Representative for California's 52nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 4, 2019
Length: 10 pages
Oct 4, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Ordered Reported on Sep 30, 2020

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on September 30, 2020.

12% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

Rep. Peters Introduces Bill to Advance San Diego Water Recycling Program and Promote Healthy Oceans
    — Rep. Scott Peters [D-CA52] (Sponsor) on Oct 9, 2019

Washington Review, October 5, 2020
    — Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ8] on Oct 5, 2020

Congressman Sires Participates in Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Markup Supporting Passage of Several Bills, Including Aircraft Certification Reform Legislation
    — Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ8] on Oct 1, 2020

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Oct 4, 2019

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Sep 30, 2020
Ordered Reported

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H.R. 4611 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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