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H.R. 2458: WISE Act


The text of the bill below is as of May 1, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2458

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 1, 2019

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

A BILL

To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to require a certain percentage of funds appropriated for revolving fund capitalization grants be used for green projects, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Water Infrastructure Sustainability and Efficiency Act or the WISE Act.

2.

Capitalization grants

Section 602(b) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1382(c)) is amended—

(1)

in paragraph (13), by striking and at the end;

(2)

in paragraph (14), by striking the period at the end and inserting ; and; and

(3)

by adding at the end the following:

(15)

beginning on the date of enactment of this paragraph, to the extent there are sufficient eligible project applications and with respect to any funds for capitalization grants made available in any appropriations Act that the State receives, the State will use not less than 20 percent of such funds for projects to address green infrastructure, water or energy efficiency improvements, or other environmentally innovative activities.

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