Text: H.R.6148 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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114th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6148


To amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to publish a maximum contaminant level goal and promulgate a national primary drinking water regulation for microcystin toxin, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 22, 2016

Ms. Kaptur (for herself, Mr. Ryan of Ohio, Ms. Fudge, Mr. Quigley, Ms. Slaughter, Mrs. Miller of Michigan, Mr. Murphy of Florida, Mr. Kildee, and Mrs. Beatty) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to publish a maximum contaminant level goal and promulgate a national primary drinking water regulation for microcystin toxin, 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. Deadline for regulations on microcystin toxin.

Section 1412(b)(2) of the Safe Drinking Water Act (42 U.S.C. 300g–1(b)(2)) is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(D) MICROCYSTIN TOXIN.—Notwithstanding any other deadline established in this subsection, not later than 2 years after the date of enactment of this subparagraph, the Administrator shall publish a maximum contaminant level goal and promulgate a national primary drinking water regulation for microcystin toxin.”.