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H.R. 4438 (114th): Drinking Water Contamination Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2016

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 2, 2016 (Introduced).



2d Session

H. R. 4438


February 2, 2016

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, 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


Making emergency supplemental appropriations to the Environmental Protection Agency to assist the State of Michigan and its residents impacted by the contaminated water crisis.


Short title

This Act may be cited as the Drinking Water Contamination Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2016.


Emergency Appropriation

For an additional amount for fiscal year 2016 to the Environmental Protection Agency for making a grant to the State of Michigan to replace pipes, pipe fittings, and other drinking water infrastructure that are not lead free (as defined in section 1417(d) of the Safe Drinking Water Act (42 U.S.C. 300g–6(d))), there is appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, $1,000,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall provide a monthly report to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate detailing the allocation and obligation of these funds beginning not later than 60 days after enactment of this Act: Provided further, That such amount is designated by the Congress as being for an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(i) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.