S. 3874 (111th): Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act


Sep 29, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 4, 2011

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 4, 2011.


Pub.L. 111-380


Barbara Boxer

Senator from California



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Last Updated: Dec 21, 2010
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to reduce lead in drinking water.

Summary (CRS)

1/4/2011--Public Law.Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act - Amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to exempt from prohibitions on the use or sale of lead pipes, solder, and flux:(1) ... Read more >


Sep 29, 2010

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 30, 2010
Reported by Committee

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Dec 16, 2010
Passed Senate

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Dec 17, 2010
Passed House

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Jan 4, 2011
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3874”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


10 cosponsors (7D, 2R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Dec 17, 2010 5:05 p.m.
Passed 226/109

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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H.R. 5289 (Related)
Get the Lead Out Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 12, 2010

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