S.790 - Bottled Water Safety and Right to Know Act of 1999106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Lautenberg, Frank R. [D-NJ] (Introduced 04/13/1999)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||04/13/1999 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.|
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Summary: S.790 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/13/1999)
Bottled Water Safety and Right to Know Act of 1999 - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to: (1) direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to identify and establish standards for contaminants in bottled water at least as protective as for national primary drinking water; and (2) transfer regulatory authority over bottled water to the Environmental Protection Agency if such standards are not established within the required time frame.
Sets forth contaminant, source, and treatment related reporting and labeling requirements for bottled water manufacturers. Requires such information to be made available to the public.
Makes the failure of a bottled water manufacturer to submit an annual report or display required label information a prohibited act.