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HR 2755

Title: Beach Act of 2017
Author: Rep. Frank Pallone (DEM-NJ)

Summary
...The bill establishes requirements with respect to: (1) using rapid testing methods to detect unsafe levels of pathogens or pathogen indicators in such coastal recreation waters, and (2) notifying governmental agencies when pathogens exceed water quality standards. Those methods must provide testing results within four hours of receiving a sample. The applicable state or local government must communicate the presence of any pathogens within two hours of receipt of a water quality sample.</p> <p>The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) must assess state and local compliance with coastal recreation water quality monitoring and notification legal requirements and grant conditions. The bill limits federal share of grants to non-compliant state or local governments. The Government ...

Status
Introduced in House 05/26/2017
Introduced in House 05/26/2017
Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. 05/26/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment. 05/26/2017

Bill Text
06/09/2017 - HR 2755 (Introduced+in+House)
05/28/2017 - HR 2755 (Conference+Committee+Report%2A)
05/26/2017 - HR 2755 (Introduced+in+House)
05/26/2017 - HR 2755 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ)
    () - U.S. Representative

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    Capital Address:
    237 Cannon House Office Building

    Washington, DC 20515-3006
    Phone: (202) 225-4671

    District Address:
    504 Broadway

    Long Branch, NJ 07740
    Phone: (732) 571-1140
    Fax: (732) 870-3890

 
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