Text: H.R.1764 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/14/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1764


To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act with respect to permitting terms, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 14, 2019

Mr. Garamendi introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure


A BILL

To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act with respect to permitting terms, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. National pollutant discharge elimination system (NPDES) terms.

Section 402(b)(1)(B) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1342(b)(1)(B)) is amended to read as follows:

“(B) are for fixed terms—

“(i) not exceeding 10 years, for a permit issued to a State or municipality; and

“(ii) not exceeding 5 years, for a permit issued to any person not described in clause (i); and”.