H.R.276 - Drug Free Water Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Miller, Candice S. [R-MI-10] (Introduced 01/07/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||01/07/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.|
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Summary: H.R.276 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/07/2009)
Drug Free Water Act of 2009 - Requires the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to convene a task force to develop: (1) recommendations on the proper disposal of unused pharmaceuticals to prevent or reduce the detrimental effects caused by introducing such materials into water systems and for limiting the disposal of unused pharmaceuticals through treatment works in accordance with the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act); and (2) a strategy for educating the public on such recommendations.
Requires a report by the task force to Congress containing the recommendations and strategy required by this Act.