S.2067 - Recreational Boating Act of 2007

A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act relating to recreational vessels. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Recreational Boating Act of 2007 as introduced.
  • Official: A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act relating to recreational vessels. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Recreational Boating Act of 2007 - Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (popularly known as the Clean Water Act) to redefine the term \"pollutant\" to exclude any deck runoff from a recreational vessel, any engine cooling water, gray water, bilge water effluent from a properly fun

Official Summary

Recreational Boating Act of 2007 - Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (popularly known as the Clean Water Act) to redefine the term \"pollutant\" to exclude any deck runoff from a recreational vessel, any engine cooling water, gray water, bilge water effluent from a properly functioning recreational marine engine, laundry, shower, and galley sink waste from a recreational vessel, or any other discharge incidental to the normal operation of a recreational vessel. Declares that such exclusion does not apply to rubbish, trash, garbage, or any other similar material discharged overboard by a recreational vessel.Defines \"recreational vessel\" to mean a vessel that is:
(1) manufactured for operation, or operated primarily for recreational purposes; or
(2) leased, rented, or chartered to an individual for recreational purposes.

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