Summary: H.R.6418 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (12/01/2016)

Drinking Water Affordability Act of 2016

This bill amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to revise requirements concerning national primary drinking water regulations, including by:

  • removing a requirement that the Environmental Protection Agency maintain, or provide greater, protection of human health when revising those regulations;
  • extending the repayment schedule for loans from the drinking water state revolving funds (SRF);
  • removing certain SRF matching fund requirement for states;
  • authorizing states to protect public drinking water source areas; and
  • removing federal reporting requirements if state or local requirements are at least equally stringent as federal requirements.