H. R. 1660
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 8, 2021
Mrs. Trahan (for herself, Mr. LaHood, Mr. Moulton, Mr. Pappas, and Ms. Kuster) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
To make certain municipalities eligible for grants under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Stop Sewage Overflow Act.
Sewer overflow and stormwater reuse municipal grants
Section 221 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1301) is amended—
in subsection (b)—
in paragraph (3), by striking
in paragraph (4), by striking the period at the end and inserting
; or; and
by adding at the end the following:
is a municipality with high levels of sewage in the rivers, lakes, and bays of such municipality.
in subsection (d)—
The Federal share and inserting the following:
Except as provided in subparagraph (B), the Federal share
The non-Federal share and inserting the following:
Financially distressed communities
The Federal share of the cost of activities carried out using amounts from a grant made to a financially distressed community under subsection (a) shall be not less than 75 percent of the cost.
The non-Federal share
in subsection (f)—
in paragraph (1)—
$225,000,000 and inserting
2020 and inserting
in paragraph (2) by striking
20 percent and inserting