H.R.5659 - Savings Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Stutzman, Marlin A. [R-IN-3] (Introduced 09/18/2014)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/23/2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5659 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/18/2014)
Water Supply Cost Savings Act or the Savings Act - Requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to: (1) update their programs that provide drinking water technical assistance by including information on cost-effective, innovative, and alternative drinking water delivery systems; and (2) disseminate information on the cost effectiveness of wells and well systems to communities and nonprofit organizations seeking federal funding for drinking water systems serving small communities (3,300 or fewer persons).
Requires applicants for federal grants or loans for those drinking water systems to certify that wells have been considered as an alternative drinking water supply.