S.1779 - Community Fire Safety Act of 2013113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Toomey, Pat [R-PA] (Introduced 12/09/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||12/09/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R.3588, which became Public Law 113-64 on 12/20/2013.|
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Summary: S.1779 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (12/09/2013)
Community Fire Safety Act of 2013 - Amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to exempt fire hydrants from certain prohibitions against the use of lead pipes, solder, and flux.
Directs the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to: (1) consult with and seek the advice of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council on potential changes to federal regulations pertaining to lead; and (2) request the Council to consider sources of lead throughout drinking water distribution systems, including through components used to reroute drinking water during distribution system repairs.