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

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May 22, 2017 10:26 AM

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Esty (CT)

#2

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

Huffman (CA)

#3

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

Johnson, Eddie Bernice (TX)

#4

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)

#1

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)

#5

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