S.2194: Fishing and Small Vessel Relief Act

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Bill Summary

Fishing and Small Vessel Relief Act This bill extends until December 18, 2020, an exemption from permit requirements of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act). The exemption allows certain incidental discharges from vessels that are either less than 79 feet in length or a fishing vessel.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

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Date Description
Dec. 5, 2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Dec. 5, 2017

Introduced in the Senate by Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.)

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