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Titles (15)

Short Titles

Short Titles as Enacted

Great Lakes and Lake Champlain Act of 2002

Short Titles as Enacted for portions of this bill
  • Daniel Patrick Moynihan Lake Champlain Basin Program Act of 2002
  • Great Lakes Legacy Act of 2002

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Great Lakes Legacy Act of 2002

Short Titles as Reported to House

Great Lakes Legacy Act of 2002

Short Titles as Introduced

Great Lakes Legacy Act of 2001

Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Passed Senate

Great Lakes and Lake Champlain Act of 2002

Short Titles as Passed Senate for portions of this bill
  • Daniel Patrick Moynihan Lake Champlain Basin Program Act of 2002
  • Great Lakes Legacy Act of 2002

Short Titles as Reported to Senate

Great Lakes and Lake Champlain Program Act of 2002

Short Titles as Reported to Senate for portions of this bill
  • Daniel Patrick Moynihan Lake Champlain Basin Program Act of 2002
  • Great Lakes Legacy Act of 2002

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Titles as Amended by House

A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to carry out projects and conduct research for remediation of sediment contamination in areas of concern in the Great Lakes, and for other purposes.

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to make grants for remediation of sediment contamination in areas of concern and to authorize assistance for research and development of innovative technologies for such purposes.

Official Titles - Senate

Official Titles as Amended by Senate

An Act to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to provide assistance for remediation of sediment contamination in areas of concern, to authorize assistance for research and development of innovative technologies for such remediation, and to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act and the Water Resources Development Act of 2000 to modify provisions relating to the Lake Champlain basin, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (10)

Date
11/27/2002Became Public Law No: 107-303. (TXT | PDF)
11/27/2002Signed by President.
11/15/2002Presented to President.
11/12/2002Resolving differences -- House actions: On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by voice vote.(consideration: CR H8079-8083; text as House agreed to Senate amendments: CR H8079-8080)
10/17/2002Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.(text: CR S10740-19742)
10/15/2002Committee on Environment and Public Works. Reported by Senator Jeffords with an amendment in the nature of a substitute and an amendment to the title. With written report No. 107-312.
09/04/2002Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H6009)
07/18/2002Committee on Science discharged.
07/18/2002Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Transportation. H. Rept. 107-587, Part I.
03/15/2001Introduced in House

All Actions (38)

Date Chamber
11/27/2002Became Public Law No: 107-303. (TXT | PDF)
11/27/2002Signed by President.
11/15/2002HousePresented to President.
11/12/2002-3:21pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11/12/2002-3:21pmHouseOn motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by voice vote. (consideration: CR H8079-8083; text as House agreed to Senate amendments: CR H8079-8080)
11/12/2002-2:55pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on the motion to suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment to H.R. 1070.
11/12/2002-2:54pmHouseMr. Duncan moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment.
10/21/2002SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
10/17/2002SenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S10740-19742)
10/17/2002SenateS.Amdt.4892 Amendment SA 4892 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
10/17/2002SenateS.Amdt.4892 Amendment SA 4892 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Jeffords. (consideration: CR S10742) In the nature of a substitute.
10/17/2002SenateMeasure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S10739-10742; text of measure as reported in Senate: CR S10740)
10/15/2002SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 704.
10/15/2002SenateCommittee on Environment and Public Works. Reported by Senator Jeffords with an amendment in the nature of a substitute and an amendment to the title. With written report No. 107-312.
09/26/2002SenateCommittee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
09/05/2002SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
09/04/2002-3:11pmHouseThe title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
09/04/2002-3:11pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
09/04/2002-3:11pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H6009)
09/04/2002-2:46pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1070.
09/04/2002-2:46pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6009-6012)
09/04/2002-2:45pmHouseMr. Duncan moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
07/18/2002HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 351.
07/18/2002HouseCommittee on Science discharged.
07/18/2002HouseHouse Committee on Science Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than July 18, 2002.
07/18/2002HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Transportation. H. Rept. 107-587, Part I.
06/26/2002HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended).
06/26/2002HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
06/25/2002HouseForwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended).
Action By: House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
06/25/2002HouseSubcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
06/25/2002HouseSubcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
07/11/2001HouseSubcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
03/21/2001HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Environment, Technology, and Standards.
Action By: Committee on Science
03/15/2001HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
03/15/2001HouseReferred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Science, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
03/15/2001HouseReferred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Science, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
03/15/2001HouseReferred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Science, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
03/15/2001HouseIntroduced in House

Committees (3)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Transportation and Infrastructure03/15/2001 Referred to
06/26/2002 Markup by
07/18/2002 Reported by H. Rept. 107-587
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment03/15/2001 Referred to
06/25/2002 Hearings by
06/25/2002 Markup by
06/25/2002 Reported by
House Science03/15/2001 Referred to
07/18/2002 Discharged from
House Science Subcommittee on Environment, Technology, and Standards03/21/2001 Referred to
Senate Environment and Public Works09/05/2002 Referred to
09/26/2002 Markup by
10/15/2002 Reported by S. Rept. 107-312

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Latest Summary (5)

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Shown Here:
Passed Senate amended (10/17/2002)

Great Lakes and Lake Champlain Program Act of 2002 - Title I: Great Lakes - Great Lakes Legacy Act of 2002 - (Sec. 102) Amends Great Lakes management provisions of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to report to Congress within one year on actions and resources necessary to oversee the Remedial Action Plans and the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement.

(Sec. 103) Authorizes the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, acting through the Great Lakes National Program Office, to carry out projects in areas of concern that: (1) monitor or evaluate contaminated sediment; (2) implement a plan to remediate contaminated sediment; or (3) prevent further or renewed contamination of sediment.

Grants priority to projects which will use an innovative approach or can be commenced within one year.

Prohibits the Administrator from carrying out a remediation project if an evaluation of remedial alternatives (including a review of health effects) has not been conducted or if the Administrator determines that the area is likely to suffer significant further or renewed contamination from existing sources following the project's completion.

Requires commitments of continued financial support from non-Federal sponsors as a condition for implementing remediation projects.

Requires the Administrator to coordinate efforts with the Secretary of the Army and the Governors of the affected States.

Authorizes the Administrator to carry out a public information program.

(Sec. 104) States that nothing in the Great Lakes management provisions shall be construed to affect any other Federal or State authority that is being used or may be used to facilitate Great Lakes cleanup and protection.

(Sec. 105) Authorizes appropriations for FY 2004 through 2008.

(Sec. 106) Authorizes the Administrator to conduct research on innovative technologies and techniques.

Title II: Lake Champlain - Daniel Patrick Moynihan Lake Champlain Basin Program Act of 2002 - (Sec. 202) Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to establish the Lake Champlain Basin Program, incorporating, in part, the Lake Champlain Management Conference.

Authorizes the Administrator to provide support to Vermont, New York State, and the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission for the implementation of the program and to coordinate actions with other appropriate Federal agencies.

Requires that the plan be reviewed at least every five years.

Authorizes the Administrator to make grants in consultation with participants in the program (rather than the Management Conference).

Includes Hamilton and Bennington Counties in the Lake Champlain watershed.

States that existing authorities remain unaffected by this program.

Authorizes appropriations for FY 2004 through 2008.

Title III: Miscellaneous - (Sec. 301) Permits a State to use FY 2003 nonpoint source management program funds (section 319 funds) for phase II of the stormwater program established by the rule "National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Regulations for Revision of the Water Pollution Control Program Addressing Storm Water Discharges."

(Sec. 302) Excludes specified reporting requirements under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act from certain requirements of the Federal Reports Elimination and Sunset Act of 1995 and the Federal Reports Elimination Act of 1998.

(Sec. 303) Repeals development of a National Health Museum.

(Sec. 304) Amends the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century to eliminate the reconstruction of the 79th Street Traffic Circle, New York City, and to include the Cross Harbor Freight Movement Project EIS, New York City.

(Sec. 305) Directs the Administrator to make at least one grant to a regional nonprofit community redevelopment organization for the establishment and operation of a center for Brownfields Excellence. Requires that such center include the transfer of technology and expertise in the redevelopment of abandoned or underutilized property that may have environmental contamination. Authorizes appropriations.

(Sec. 306) Amends the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century to include Louisiana Highway 1026 rather than Louisiana Highway 16.