H. R. 3206
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 12, 2017
Mrs. Dingell introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to require quarterly reporting, improvement of consumer confidence reports, establishment of a nation consumer confidence report, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Consumer Confidence Reports for Tomorrow Act.
Improved consumer confidence reports
Section 1414(c)(4) of the Safe Drinking Water Act (42 U.S.C. 300g–3(c)(4)) is amended by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:
Not later than 24 months after the date of enactment of this subparagraph, the Administrator, in consultation with the groups identified in subparagraph (A), shall promulgate revisions to the regulations issued pursuant to subparagraph (A) to increase the effectiveness and understandability of consumer confidence reports.
The Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall require consumer confidence reports to be issued quarterly each year for drinking water systems.
The Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall require all consumer confidence reports to include—
corrosion control efforts; and
exceedances and violations of all kinds must be clearly identified.
Improving EPA database for consumer confidence reports
The Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall maintain and keep current a searchable website providing access to consumer confidence reports, sortable by zip code and water system.
National consumer confidence report
The Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall issue a national consumer confidence report to Congress every 2 years.