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 Bill Status of HB6596  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. David McSweeney

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Public Water Supply School Testing Act. Provides that beginning January 1, 2017, water supplies available for drinking water use in all classroom-instruction public school buildings and charter school buildings shall be tested for lead at least once a year. Provides that water suppliers shall be responsible for such testing and associated expenses. Contains provisions concerning testing expenses, rate relief, and reimbursements. Provides that test results shall be public, provided to school districts and the Environmental Protection Agency, and published online by water suppliers. Creates the Public Water Supply School Testing Fund. Provides that any monies paid by the federal government to the State to test local school water shall be deposited into the Fund and such monies shall be used for the purposes set forth in the Act. Provides that the Agency may adopt rules concerning the Fund and to implement the Act. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  7/13/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. David McSweeney
  11/2/2016HouseFirst Reading
  11/2/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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