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H.R. 2377: Protect Drinking Water from PFAS Act of 2019

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To amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to publish a maximum contaminant level goal and promulgate a national primary drinking water regulation for total per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, and for other purposes.

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Brendan Boyle

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 29, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Apr 29, 2019

Introduced on Apr 29, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on April 29, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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

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Rep. Brendan Boyle Introduces Bill to Force EPA to Create PFAS Chemical Standard
    — Rep. Brendan Boyle [D-PA2] (Sponsor) on May 1, 2019

Fitzpatrick, Kildee, Boyle Introduce Legislation Requiring Nationwide Standard for PFAS Chemicals in Drinking Water
    — Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA1] (Co-sponsor) on May 1, 2019

Boyle & Bipartisan House Leaders Introduce Legislation to Require Enforceable Nationwide Standard for PFAS Contaminants in Drinking Water
    — Rep. Brendan Boyle [D-PA2] (Sponsor) on Apr 29, 2019

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Apr 29, 2019

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May 15, 2019
Considered by Environment and Climate Change

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