H.R.2719 - Clean Water Protection Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
Text: H.R.2719 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)
There is one version of the bill.
Introduced in House (05/26/2005)
[Congressional Bills 109th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 2719 Introduced in House (IH)] 109th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 2719 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to clarify that fill material cannot be comprised of waste. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES May 26, 2005 Mr. Pallone (for himself, Mr. Shays, Ms. Millender-McDonald, Mr. Olver, Mr. George Miller of California, Mr. Van Hollen, Mr. Markey, Mr. Farr, Mr. Serrano, Mr. Gutierrez, Mr. Kildee, Mr. DeFazio, Mrs. Jones of Ohio, Mr. Andrews, Ms. Lee, Mr. Holt, Mr. Waxman, Ms. Baldwin, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. Owens, Mr. McDermott, Mr. McGovern, Mr. Case, Mr. Frank of Massachusetts, Mr. Berman, Mr. Filner, Mr. Honda, Ms. Woolsey, Mr. Kennedy of Rhode Island, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Kucinich, Mr. Lewis of Georgia, Mr. Cummings, Ms. DeLauro, Mr. Spratt, Mr. Langevin, Mr. Allen, Mr. Brown of Ohio, Ms. Slaughter, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Smith of Washington, Ms. McCollum of Minnesota, Mr. Wexler, Mr. Stark, Mr. Gilchrest, Mrs. Johnson of Connecticut, Mr. McHugh, Mr. Menendez, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Hinchey, Mr. Neal of Massachusetts, Mr. Payne, Mr. Blumenauer, Mrs. Capps, and Mr. Miller of North Carolina) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to clarify that fill material cannot be comprised of waste. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``Clean Water Protection Act''. SEC. 2. DEFINITION OF FILL MATERIAL. Section 502 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1362) is amended by adding at the end the following: ``(24) Fill material.--The term `fill material' means any pollutant which replaces portions of the waters of the United States with dry land or which changes the bottom elevation of a water body for any purpose. The term does not include any pollutant discharged into the water primarily to dispose of waste.''.