Summary: S.1613 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.1613. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (05/22/2019)

Contaminant and Lead Electronic Accounting and Reporting Requirements (CLEARR) for Drinking Water Act of 2019

This bill generally revises provisions related to drinking water quality standards. Specifically, the bill

  • provides for additional inspections of a public water system after certain standards violations;
  • requires notification to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health agencies of serious standards violations;
  • reauthorizes through FY2024 a grant program to assist the public water systems of disadvantaged and underserved communities to comply with drinking water requirements; and
  • allows for grants to community organizations that provide education to minority, tribal, and low-income communities regarding drinking water contaminants.