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 Bill Status of HB0354  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  SCHOOL WATER SUPPLY TESTING

House Sponsors
Rep. David McSweeney - Brandon W. Phelps - Terri Bryant - William Davis - Chad Hays, Natalie A. Manley, Allen Skillicorn, Grant Wehrli and John Connor

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the School Water Supply Testing Act. Provides that beginning January 1, 2018, water supplies available for drinking water use in all classroom-instruction public school facilities, non-home-based private school facilities, charter school facilities, and special education facilities shall be tested for lead at least once a year. Provides that water suppliers shall be responsible for such testing and associated expenses. Contains provisions concerning testing expenses, rate relief, and reimbursements. Provides that test results shall be public; provided to the school district or governing body of a tested school, and the Environmental Protection Agency; and published online by water suppliers. Creates the School Water Supply Testing Fund. Provides that any monies paid by the federal government to the State to test local school water shall be deposited into the Fund and such monies shall be used for the purposes set forth in the Act. Provides that the Agency may adopt rules concerning the Fund and to implement the Act. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. David McSweeney
  1/11/2017HouseFirst Reading
  1/11/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/25/2017HouseAssigned to Environment
  2/7/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Allen Skillicorn
  2/7/2017HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Allen Skillicorn
  3/13/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/27/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  4/27/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Allen Skillicorn
  4/27/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Terri Bryant
  4/27/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  4/27/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Chad Hays
  4/27/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli
  6/29/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor

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