US HR19 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 3 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-31 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change.
Pending: House Environment and Climate Change Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Expressing concern regarding the prevalence of hexavalent chromium in drinking water in the United States. 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.

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Title

Expressing concern regarding the prevalence of hexavalent chromium in drinking water in the United States.

Sponsors

Rep. Al Green [D-TX]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-31HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change.
2019-01-03HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2019-01-03HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2019-01-03HouseIntroduced in House

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