Summary: H.R.565 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/06/1983)

Establishes the National Ground Water Commission.

Sets forth provisions relating to the Commission's duties, membership, Director and staff, experts and consultants, and powers.

Directs the Commission to report to the President and the Congress: (1) within one year of enactment of this Act, the findings and conclusions of a preliminary study including an analysis of the extent of ground water contamination caused by hazardous and other solid waste, the regions and major water supplies most significantly affected by such contamination, and commission recommendations for preventive or remedial measures to protect human health and the environment from the effects of such contamination; (2) by October 30, 1985, final findings and conclusions of the continued study, with recommendations for appropriate legislation and administrative actions.

Terminates the Commission on January 1, 1986.

Authorizes appropriations for FY 1983 through 1985.