H.R. 1497: Water Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2019

CBO Score

$11.04 billion

Date of Report

Tue May 12th, 2020

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

116th Congress

To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to reauthorize certain water pollution control programs, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Peter DeFazio — D — OR

Authorizes appropriations for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Clean Water State Revolving Fund program and amend the ways states may use those funds; authorizes appropriations for state management assistance grants; authorizes appropriations to fund grants for sewer and stormwater projects, alternative water source projects, and watershed pilot projects; amends the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System to allow EPA and states to issue 10-year instead of 5-year permits in certain circumstances; and requires an EPA to report to the Congress.

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