Summary: H.Res.19 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/03/2019)

This resolution recognizes the importance of protecting the American people from drinking water polluted with carcinogens, such as hexavalent chromium.

In addition, this resolution encourages

  • state and local governments and the Environmental Protection Agency to set standards for hexavalent chromium in drinking water,
  • consideration of a tax break for purchase of a filtration system to mitigate the effects of hexavalent chromium, and
  • government agencies to determine the causes of harmful levels of hexavalent chromium and take appropriate mitigation actions.