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H.R. 3300: Get the Lead Out Act

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To amend the Safe Drinking Water Act with respect to replacement of lead service lines, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Christopher “Chris” Smith

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 18, 2021
Length: 9 pages
May 18, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on May 18, 2021

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3 Cosponsors (3 Democrats)

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

<span class='\"kicker\"'>Trenton Times article</span>'New Jersey has $1B to get the lead out of its water. Lets use the money wisely. | Opinion'
    — Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Sponsor) on Dec 28, 2021

Cuellar &amp; Smith introduce Get the Lead Out bill to fund drinking water clean-up and infrastructure projects
    — Rep. Henry Cuellar [D-TX28] (Co-sponsor) on May 20, 2021

<span class='\"kicker\"'>Time to fix roads, bridges, rail lines, tunnels, lead contaminated water pipes</span>Smith: Yes on infrastructure, No on Bidens multitrillion dollar social spending bill
    — Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Sponsor) on Nov 12, 2021

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May 18, 2021

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May 25, 2021
Considered by Environment and Climate Change

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