Summary: To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to reauthorize certain programs relating to nonpoint source management, and for other purposes. Cosponsors
ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION: Representative Craig sponsored the bill on 2/25/19.
“Today my first bipartisan bill – which increases voluntary conservation opportunities for our communities – moved out of the
@TransportDems Committee, taking one step toward reducing water pollution caused by snowmelt and rainwater runoff.” (Source: Twitter, March 27,2019)
STATUS: Introduced 2/25/19 by Rep. Craig, Angie [D-MN-2].
- The bill passed out of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on 3/27/2019.
- Congresswoman Angie Craig’s Bipartisan Bill to Reduce Water Pollution Moves Out of Committee (Source: Angie Craig Press Release, March 27, 2019)
- The bill passed in the House of Representatives on April 8, 2019 by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 329 – 56 (Roll no. 158). See the state-by-state view of the vote.
ORGANIZATIONS IN SUPPORT OF THE BILL:
- Local Water Protection Act Fact Sheet (Source: Angie Craig, Minnesota Impacts)