Congressional Update At-A-Glance

Below is a list of notable legislation impacting drinking water policy introduced during the 116th Congress.  Complete information on all legislation under consideration on Capitol Hill is available at www.congress.gov.

Updated: 
January 22, 2019
Contaminant Regulation
Bill Title/Number: 
H.R. 535, the PFAS Action Act
Summary: 
Directs EPA to designate, within one year, per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) as “hazardous substances” under the Superfund law.
Sponsor: 
Rep. Debbie Dingel (D-Mich.)
Status: 
Introduced 1/14/19 and referred to multiple House committees.