Text: H.R.2377 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/29/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2377


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 total per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 29, 2019

Mr. Brendan F. Boyle of Pennsylvania (for himself, Mr. Pallone, Mr. Tonko, Mr. Kildee, and Mr. Fitzpatrick) 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 total per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, 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 “Protect Drinking Water from PFAS Act of 2019”.

SEC. 2. Deadline for regulations on PFAS.

Section 1412(b)(12) of the Safe Drinking Water Act (42 U.S.C. 300g–1(b)(12)) is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(C) PER- AND POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES.—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 total per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances.”.