Summary: H.R.624 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to House without amendment (07/13/2005)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to require projects receiving sewer overflow control grant assistance to be carried out subject to the requirements applicable to projects receiving assistance from State water pollution control revolving funds, except to the extent that the Governor of the State in which the project is located determines that a revolving fund requirement is inconsistent with the purposes of the sewer overflow control grant program.

Reauthorizes appropriations for sewer overflow control grants through FY 2011.

Modifies grant funding allocation provisions to reflect new dates of authorization and reauthorized amounts. Eliminates the set-aside for the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to make direct grants to municipalities and municipal entities during the second year of authorization.

Establishes a December 31, 2008, deadline for the Administrator's report to Congress on recommended funding levels for sewer overflow control grants.