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H.R. 3017: Brownfields Enhancement, Economic Redevelopment, and Reauthorization Act of 2017

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About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 1207 reauthorizes the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Brownfields Program and makes several improvements to existing law. Specifically, the legislation:

Clarifies the liability of states and local units of government that take title to property voluntarily Clarifies when a site contaminated by petroleum may be considered a brownfield site and when a leaseholder qualifies for liability protection Expands eligibility for nonprofit organizations and for eligible entities that took title to a brownfield site before January 11, 2001 Increases the limit for remediation grants under the Brownfields Program, establishes ...

Sponsor and status

David McKinley

Sponsor. Representative for West Virginia's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 1, 2017
Length: 15 pages
Introduced:

Jun 22, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Nov 30, 2017

This bill passed in the House on November 30, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 3017 will add $1.3 billion in new spending through 2027.

History

Jun 22, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jun 28, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 11, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Nov 30, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 3017 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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