HR 1653

Title: Drinking Water Affordability Act
Author: Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5]

Summary
<p><b>Drinking Water Affordability Act</b></p> <p>This bill amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to revise requirements concerning national primary drinking water regulations, including by:</p> <ul> <li>removing a requirement that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) maintain, or provide greater, protection of human health when revising those regulations;</li> <li>extending the repayment schedule for loans from the drinking water state revolving funds (SRFs); </li> <li>authorizing states to protect public drinking water source areas;</li> <li>removing federal reporting requirements if state or local requirements are not less stringent than federal requirements; and </li> <li>requiring the EPA to conduct a review on best practices for streamlining the application process for public water ...

Status
Introduced in House 03/21/2017
Introduced in House 03/21/2017
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. 03/21/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment. 03/24/2017

Bill Text
03/24/2017 - HR 1653 (Introduced+in+House)
03/21/2017 - HR 1653 (Introduced+in+House)

 
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