S.632 - Arsenic Reduction in Drinking Water Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Nelson, Bill [D-FL] (Introduced 03/27/2001)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/27/2001 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in Senate (03/27/2001)
[Congressional Bills 107th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [S. 632 Introduced in Senate (IS)] 107th CONGRESS 1st Session S. 632 To reinstate a final rule promulgated by the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, and for other purposes. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES March 27, 2001 Mr. Nelson of Florida introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To reinstate a final rule promulgated by the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``Arsenic Reduction in Drinking Water Act of 2001''. SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS. In this Act: (1) Administrator.--The term ``Administrator'' means the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. (2) Public water system.--The term ``public water system'' has the meaning given the term in section 1401 of the Safe Drinking Water Act (42 U.S.C. 300f). (3) State.--The term ``State'' has the meaning given the term in section 1401 of the Safe Drinking Water Act (42 U.S.C. 300f). SEC. 3. REINSTATEMENT OF FINAL RULE. On and after the date of enactment of this Act, the final rule promulgated by the Administrator entitled ``Arsenic and Clarifications to Compliance and New Source Contaminants Monitoring'' (66 Fed. Reg. 6976 (January 22, 2001)), and the amendments to parts 9, 141, and 142 of title 40, Code of Federal Regulations, made by that rule, shall have full force and effect. SEC. 4. ASSISTANCE FOR COMPLIANCE WITH ARSENIC STANDARD. (a) In General.--For each fiscal year for which funds are made available to carry out this section, the Administrator, using data obtained from the most recent available needs survey conducted by the Administrator under section 1452(h) of the Safe Drinking Water Act (42 U.S.C. 300j-12(h)), shall allocate the funds to States for use in carrying out treatment projects to comply with the final rule reinstated by section 3. (b) Ratio.--The Administrator shall allocate funds to a State under subsection (a) in the ratio that-- (1) the financial need associated with treatment projects for compliance with the final rule reinstated by section 3 for public water systems in the State; bears to (2) the total financial need associated with treatment projects for compliance with the final rule reinstated by section 3 for all public water systems in all States. <all>