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H.R. 2577: PFAS Right-To-Know Act

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To amend the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act of 1986 to include per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances on the Toxics Release Inventory, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Antonio Delgado

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 19th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 8, 2019
Length: 4 pages
May 8, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on May 8, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on May 8, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Delgado Statement on New York Setting Maximum Contaminant Level for PFOA/PFOS
    — Rep. Antonio Delgado [D-NY19] (Sponsor) on Jul 31, 2020

Rep. Kind Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Help Wisconsinites Test Drinking Water for PFAS, Other Contaminants
    — Rep. Ron Kind [D-WI3] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 4, 2020

Gallagher, Colleagues Lead Effort to Create Alternatives to PFAS-contaminated Firefighting Foam
    — Rep. Mike Gallagher [R-WI8] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 3, 2020

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May 8, 2019

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May 15, 2019
Considered by Environment and Climate Change

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Sep 26, 2019
Considered by Environment and Climate Change

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

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