Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for H.R. 953 - Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2017

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Listed in Alphabetical Order

May 22, 2017 10:26 AM

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Esty (CT)


Ensures that existing clean water protections apply to the release of these toxic chemicals into the environment.

Huffman (CA)


Protects commercial, recreational and subsistence fisheries from the negative impacts of unregulated discharge.

Johnson, Eddie Bernice (TX)


Prohibits the discharge of toxics in such circumstances where they would be harmful to pregnant women, or could harm fetal or early childhood development.

Lawrence (MI)


Creates an exception for communities that use a source of drinking water where a Federal or State emergency declaration has been issued due to a threat to public health, such as heightened exposure to an identified contaminant.

Napolitano (CA)


LATE Ensures that existing Clean Water Act protections apply to waters that a State has already determined are polluted by pesticides.