H.R.1549 - National Clean Water Trust Fund Act of 1999106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Visclosky, Peter J. [D-IN-1] (Introduced 04/22/1999)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||04/23/1999 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1549 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/22/1999)
National Clean Water Trust Fund Act of 1999 - Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to establish a National Clean Water Trust Fund to be composed of monies obtained through enforcement actions. Makes the Fund available for projects to restore waters from damages resulting from violations of such Act and from the discharge of pollutants.
Authorizes the use of civil penalties obtained under such Act for mitigation projects.