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S. 1779 (113th): Community Fire Safety Act of 2013

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A bill to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to exempt fire hydrants from the prohibition on the use of lead pipes, fittings, fixtures, solder, and flux.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Patrick “Pat” Toomey

Sponsor. Senator for Pennsylvania. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 9, 2013
Length: 2 pages
Dec 9, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was enacted as:

H.R. 3588: Community Fire Safety Act of 2013
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 20, 2013. (compare text)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Ridiculous [press_release]
    — Sen. Patrick “Pat” Toomey [R-PA] (Sponsor) on Dec 20, 2013

Senate Passes Casey-Toomey Measure to Stop EPA's Dangerous Regulation of Fire Hydrants
    — Sen. Robert “Bob” Casey [D-PA] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 17, 2013

Senate Passes Toomey-Casey Measure To Stop EPA?s Dangerous Regulation Of Fire Hydrants [press_release]
    — Sen. Patrick “Pat” Toomey [R-PA] (Sponsor) on Dec 18, 2013

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Dec 9, 2013

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S. 1779 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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