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S. 611: Grassroots Rural and Small Community Water Systems Assistance Act

CBO Score

$67 million

Date of Report

Mon November 30th, 2015

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

A bill to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to reauthorize technical assistance to small public water systems, and for other purposes.

114th Congress
Sponsor: Sen. Roger Wicker — R — MS

Introduced 02/27/15
Passed Senate: 06/09/15
Passed House: 11/30/15
Latest Action: 12/11/15

This bill amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to reauthorize through FY2020 the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) program providing technical assistance to small public water systems in complying with national primary drinking water regulations. The EPA may use the funds to provide grants or cooperative agreements to nonprofit organizations that provide onsite technical assistance; circuit-rider technical assistance programs; multistate, regional technical assistance programs; onsite and regional training; assistance with implementing source water protection plans; and assistance with implementation monitoring plans, rules, regulations, and water security enhancements. Those grants and cooperative agreements may not be used for citizen suits brought under that Act.

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