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HR 2018 - Amending Clean Water Laws - National Key Vote

Jesse Jackson, Jr. voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (239-184) - (Key vote)
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Title: Amending Clean Water Laws

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that limits the authority of the Environmental Protection Agency to impose water quality standards.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the Environmental Protection Agency from issuing a revised or new standard for a pollutant for which the Agency has previously approved a state-submitted water quality standard, unless the state concurs with the Agency's determination that the revised or new standard is necessary (Sec. 2).
  • Requires the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to report to Congress any increase or reduction in waterborne pathogenic microorganisms, toxic chemicals, or toxic metals in waters regulated by a state under this bill (Sec. 6).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Amending Clean Water Laws

Sponsors

  • John L. Mica (FL - R) (Out Of Office)

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