S.473 - Clean Water Authority Restoration Act of 2003108th Congress (2003-2004)
||Sen. Feingold, Russell D. [D-WI] (Introduced 02/27/2003)
||Senate - Environment and Public Works
||02/27/2003 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (text of measure as introduced: CR S2928-2929) (All Actions)
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Introduced in Senate (02/27/2003)
Clean Water Authority Restoration Act of 2003 - Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to replace the term "navigable waters," throughout the Act, with the term "waters of the United States," defined to mean all waters subject to the ebb and flow of the tide, the territorial seas, and all interstate and intrastate waters and their tributaries, including lakes, rivers, streams (including intermittent streams), mudflats, sandflats, wetlands, sloughs, prairie potholes, wet meadows, playa lakes, natural ponds, and all impoundments of the foregoing, to the fullest extent that these waters, or activities affecting them, are subject to the legislative power of Congress under the Constitution.