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H.R. 2467: PFAS Action Act of 2021

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To require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to designate per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances as hazardous substances under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Debbie Dingell

Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 12th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2021
Length: 45 pages
Introduced
Apr 13, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 21, 2021

This bill passed in the House on July 21, 2021 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Cosponsors

49 Cosponsors (44 Democrats, 5 Republicans)

Prognosis
50% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Joseph Biden [D]: H.R. 2467 – PFAS Action Act (Jul 19, 2021)

What legislators are saying

House Passes Kildee-Supported Legislation to Clean Up PFAS Chemicals
    — Rep. Daniel Kildee [D-MI5] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 21, 2021

Boyle legislation to set national pfas standard passes the house of representatives
    — Rep. Brendan Boyle [D-PA2] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 21, 2021

Congressman Don Young Stands Up for Alaskas Environment and Public Health, Votes for PFAS Action Act
    — Rep. Don Young [R-AK0] on Jul 21, 2021

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History

Apr 13, 2021
 
Introduced

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Jun 16, 2021
 
Considered by Environment and Climate Change

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Jun 23, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 13, 2021
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Jul 14, 2021
 
On House Schedule

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Jul 14, 2021
 
Text Published

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Jul 21, 2021
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2467 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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