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Introduced in Senate (05/23/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 1207


To amend the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 with respect to the application of the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure rule to certain farms, and for other purposes.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 23, 2017

Mrs. Fischer (for herself, Mr. Risch, Mr. Boozman, Mr. Wicker, Mrs. Ernst, Mr. Moran, Mr. Sasse, Mr. Hoeven, and Mr. Roberts) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works


A BILL

To amend the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 with respect to the application of the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure rule to certain farms, 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. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Farmers Undertake Environmental Land Stewardship Act” or the “FUELS Act”.

SEC. 2. Applicability of spill prevention, control, and countermeasure rule.

Section 1049 of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 (33 U.S.C. 1361 note; 128 Stat. 1257; 130 Stat. 1902) is amended—

(1) in subsection (b)—

(A) in paragraph (1)(B), by striking “20,000” and inserting “42,000”;

(B) in paragraph (2), by striking subparagraph (A) and inserting the following:

“(A) an aggregate aboveground storage capacity greater than 10,000 gallons but less than 42,000 gallons; and”;

(C) in paragraph (3)—

(i) by striking subparagraph (A) and inserting the following:

“(A) with an aggregate aboveground storage capacity of less than or equal to 10,000 gallons; and”; and

(ii) in subparagraph (B), by striking “; and” and inserting a period; and

(D) by striking paragraph (4);

(2) in subsection (c)(2)(A)—

(A) in clause (i), by striking “1,000” and inserting “1,320”; and

(B) in clause (ii), by striking “2,500” and inserting “3,000”; and

(3) by striking subsection (d).