US HB6745 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 83-0)
Status: Introduced on May 8 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-05-11 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Clean Water for All Act This bill nullifies the 2020 rule titled The Navigable Waters Protection Rule: Definition of "Waters of the United States," which describes the bodies of water that fall under federal jurisdiction and the scope of the Clean Water Act. The 2020 rule replaces the 2015 Clean Water Rule, which includes a broader definition of waters of the United States. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers must promulgate a regulation defining waters of the United States under the Clean Water Act. The EPA and the Corps must ensure that such definition includes categories of water bodies that affect the physical, chemical, or biological integrity of traditionally navigable and interstate waters, based on the best available scientific evidence. In addition, the EPA and the Corps must ensure that implementation of the Clean Water Act using such definition will prevent any degradation of surface water quality, increased contaminant levels in drinking water sources, increased flooding-related risks to human life or property, or disproportionate adverse impacts on minority or low-income populations.

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Title

Clean Water for All Act

Sponsors

Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR]Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA]Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell [D-FL]Rep. Eddie Johnson [D-TX]
Rep. Tom Malinowski [D-NJ]Rep. Christopher Pappas [D-NH]Rep. Jesus Garcia [D-IL]Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA]
Rep. Salud Carbajal [D-CA]Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN]Rep. Jared Huffman [D-CA]Rep. Rick Larsen [D-WA]
Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA]Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ]Rep. Lori Trahan [D-MA]Rep. Ed Case [D-HI]
Rep. Debra Haaland [D-NM]Rep. Donna Shalala [D-FL]Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR]Rep. Joseph Kennedy [D-MA]
Rep. John Larson [D-CT]Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI]Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD]Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]
Rep. Mike Thompson [D-CA]Rep. Juan Vargas [D-CA]Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee [D-TX]Rep. Nydia Velazquez [D-NY]
Rep. Bonnie Coleman [D-NJ]Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT]Rep. Nanette Barragan [D-CA]Rep. Matthew Cartwright [D-PA]
Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA]Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA]Rep. Rashida Tlaib [D-MI]
Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA]Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY]Rep. Daniel Kildee [D-MI]Rep. Thomas Suozzi [D-NY]
Rep. Joseph Morelle [D-NY]Rep. Lisa Rochester [D-DE]Rep. Debbie Dingell [D-MI]Rep. Bill Foster [D-IL]
Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME]Rep. John Sarbanes [D-MD]Rep. Don Beyer [D-VA]
Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH]Rep. Sean Casten [D-IL]Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA]Rep. Pramila Jayapal [D-WA]
Rep. Michael San Nicolas [D-GU]Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]Rep. Andre Carson [D-IN]Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL]
Rep. Michael Doyle [D-PA]Rep. Stephanie Murphy [D-FL]Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA]Rep. Bill Pascrell [D-NJ]
Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO]Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR]Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA]Rep. Richard Neal [D-MA]
Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH]Rep. Robert Scott [D-VA]Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN]Rep. Marcy Kaptur [D-OH]
Rep. Dwight Evans [D-PA]Rep. Danny Davis [D-IL]Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA]Rep. Susan Wild [D-PA]
Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA]Rep. Denny Heck [D-WA]Rep. Adam Smith [D-WA]Rep. Jimmy Gomez [D-CA]
Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY]Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY]Rep. Linda Sanchez [D-CA]Rep. Joseph Neguse [D-CO]
Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon [D-PA]Rep. Brendan Boyle [D-PA]Rep. Tony Cardenas [D-CA]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-05-11HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
2020-05-08HouseReferred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
2020-05-08HouseIntroduced in House

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