Text: H.R.939 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/07/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 939


To amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to extend and expand the provision requiring the use of iron and steel products that are produced in the United States in projects funded through a State drinking water treatment revolving loan fund.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 7, 2017

Mrs. Bustos (for herself, Mr. Jones, Mr. Lipinski, Mr. Ryan of Ohio, Ms. Kaptur, Mr. Nolan, Mr. Garamendi, Mr. Michael F. Doyle of Pennsylvania, Ms. Moore, Ms. Schakowsky, Ms. Norton, Mrs. Dingell, Mr. Pocan, Ms. McCollum, Ms. Brownley of California, Mr. Foster, Mr. Cicilline, and Ms. Meng) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to extend and expand the provision requiring the use of iron and steel products that are produced in the United States in projects funded through a State drinking water treatment revolving loan fund.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Buy America for Drinking Water Extension Act of 2017”.

SEC. 2. Requirement for use of American materials.

Subparagraph (A) of section 1452(a)(4) of the Safe Drinking Water Act (42 U.S.C. 300j–12(a)(4)) is amended to read as follows:

“(A) IN GENERAL.—Funds made available from a State drinking water treatment revolving loan fund established under this section may not be used for a project for the construction, alteration, maintenance, or repair of collection, treatment, storage, and distribution facilities, including publicly and privately owned pipes or other constructed conveyances, unless all of the iron and steel products used in the project are produced in the United States.”.