H.R.935 - Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2014113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gibbs, Bob [R-OH-7] (Introduced 03/04/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure; Agriculture | Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 08/01/2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There have been 3 roll call votes|
This bill has the status Passed House
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Summary: H.R.935 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (07/31/2014)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2013 - Amends the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act [CWA]) to prohibit the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) or a state from requiring a permit under the CWA for a discharge from a point source into navigable waters of a pesticide authorized for sale, distribution, or use under FIFRA, or the residue of such a pesticide, resulting from the application of such pesticide.
Exempts from such prohibition the following discharges containing a pesticide or pesticide residue: (1) a discharge resulting from the application of a pesticide in violation of FIFRA that is relevant to protecting water quality, if the discharge would not have occurred but for the violation or the amount of pesticide or pesticide residue contained in the discharge is greater than would have occurred without the violation; (2) stormwater discharges regulated under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES); and (3) discharges regulated under NPDES of manufacturing or industrial effluent or treatment works effluent and discharges incidental to the normal operation of a vessel, including a discharge resulting from ballasting operations or vessel biofouling prevention.