H.R. 5177 (111th): To delay the implementation of certain final rules of the Environmental Protection Agency in States until accreditation ...

...classes are held in the States for a period of at least 1 year.

111th Congress, 2009–2010. Text as of Apr 29, 2010 (Introduced).

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111th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5177

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 29, 2010

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To delay the implementation of certain final rules of the Environmental Protection Agency in States until accreditation classes are held in the States for a period of at least 1 year.

1.

Delay of implementation

(a)

In general

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall delay the implementation of the final rule entitled Lead; Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program; Lead Hazard Information Pamphlet; Notice of Availability; Final Rule (73 Fed. Reg. 21692 (April 22, 2008)), and the final rule entitled Lead; Amendment to the Opt-out and Recordkeeping Provisions in the Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program, signed by the Administrator on April 22, 2010, in each State until such time as accredited certified renovator classes have been held in the State, for a period of at least 1 year, to train contractors in practices necessary for compliance with the final rules, as determined by the Administrator.

(b)

Notification

The Administrator shall—

(1)

monitor each State to determine when classes described in subsection (a) are offered in the State; and

(2)

provide to each Member of Congress representing the State a notification describing—

(A)

the location and time of each such class held in the State; and

(B)

the date on which the classes have been held for the 1-year period described in subsection (a).