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H.R. 2018 - Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act of 2011

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 2018 PDF XML

    Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act of 2011 (as ordered reported)

  • Text of H. Rept. 112-139 PDF XML

    Report from the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

Rule Information

 

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 8-3 on Tuesday, July 12, 2011.

FLOOR ACTION ON H.RES. 347: 
Adopted by record vote of 250-171 on Wednesday, July 13, 2011. 

MANAGERS: Bishop/Polis

1. Structured rule.

2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure shall be considered as an original bill for the purpose of amendment and shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute.

6. Makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

7. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the Rules Committee report.

8. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

 

Amendments

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 2Capito (WV)RepublicanRevised Would require the EPA to analyze the impact of certain of its covered actions on employment levels and economic activity and require public notice and a hearing in those instances where a covered action has more than a de minimis impact on employment or economic activity in any given state.Made In Order
9Version 2Carnahan (MO)DemocratLate Revised Would restrict the application of the bill in the case where a State requests the application of water quality standards based on pollutants originating in another State.Submitted
10Version 1Carnahan (MO)DemocratLate Would restrict the application of the bill if a major disaster had been declared in the area due to flooding within the last five years, or the waters in question had contributed to such a declaration.Made In Order
3Version 1Castor (FL)DemocratWould direct 80% of the fines and penalties collected in relation to the Gulf oil spill to be made available only for activities to address the impact of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico caused by the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon.Submitted
8Version 1Cohen (TN)DemocratWould clarify that nothing in the bill can limit the EPA Administrator's authority to regulate a pipeline that crosses a streambed. Made In Order
2Version 1Connolly (VA)DemocratWould align federal funding with the scope of federal clean water regulations.Made In Order
4Version 1Deutch (FL)DemocratWould exempt the Everglades in the State of Florida from the provisions of the underlying bill.Made In Order
5Version 1Hanabusa (HI)DemocratWould require the Administrator of the EPA to submit to Congress within one year and then annually thereafter, a report on any increase in waterborne pathogenic microorganisms (including protozoa, viruses, bacteria, and parasites), toxic chemicals, or toxic metals (such as lead and mercury) in waters regulated by a State under the provisions of H.R. 2018, including any amendments to the bill. Made In Order
6Version 2Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratRevised Would allow the EPA to continue to have the authority to set standards for NPDES Permit programs by striking section 2. Made In Order
7Version 2Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratRevised Would strike the entire bill. Made In Order
12Version 1Markey, Edward (MA), DeFazio (OR), Capps (CA), Blumenauer (OR), Capuano (MA), Napolitano (CA), Hirono (HI)DemocratLate Would exclude from coverage under the bill, any waters that EPA determines provide flood protection for communities, are a valuable fish and wildlife habitat that provide benefits to the economy, or are coastal recreational waters. Made In Order
11Version 1Polis (CO)DemocratLate Would exclude from this act permit holders who are on the significant non-compliance list. Made In Order