IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
September 26, 2017
Mrs. Capito (for herself, Mrs. McCaskill, Mr. Manchin, and Mr. Shelby) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works
To establish a compliance deadline of May 15, 2023, for Step 2 emissions standards for new residential wood heaters, new residential hydronic heaters, and forced-air furnaces.
Step 2 compliance deadline for new residential wood heaters, new residential hydronic heaters, and forced-air furnaces
With respect to the final rule entitled
Standards of Performance for New Residential Wood Heaters, New Residential Hydronic Heaters and Forced-Air Furnaces (80 Fed. Reg. 13672 (March 16, 2015)), the compliance deadline for Step 2 emissions standards shall be May 15, 2023.
Technical and conforming changes
Not later than 60 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall finalize such technical and conforming changes to rules and guidance documents as may be necessary to implement subsection (a).