/  H.R. 2467 - PFAS Action Act of 2021

H.R. 2467 - PFAS Action Act of 2021

Bill Text

  • Rules Committee Print 117-10 PDF

    Showing the text of H.R. 2467, as ordered reported by the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

  • Text of H.R. 2467 PDF

    (as reported)

  • H. Rept. 117-86, Part 1 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Energy and Commerce to accompany H.R. 2467.

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE of 9-4 on Monday, July 19, 2021.

MANAGERS: Ross/Burgess

1. Structured rule for H.R. 2467.
2. Provides one hour of general debate on the bill equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce or their designees.
3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
4. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 117-10, modified by the amendment printed in part A of the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
6. Provides that following debate, each further amendment printed in part B of the Rules Committee report not earlier considered as part of amendments en bloc pursuant to section 3 shall be considered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, may be withdrawn by the proponent at any time before the question is put thereon, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
7. Provides that at any time after debate the chair of the Committee on Energy and Commerce or his designee may offer amendments en bloc consisting of further amendments printed in part B of the Rules Committee report not earlier disposed of. Amendments en bloc shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce or their designees, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
8. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part B of the Rules Committee report or amendments en bloc described in section 3 of the resolution.
9. Provides one motion to recommit.

10. Closed rule for H.R. 2668.
11. Provides one hour of general debate on the bill equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce or their designees.
12. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
13. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 117-11 shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
14. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
15. Provides one motion to recommit.
16. Closed rule for H.R. 3985.
17. Provides one hour of general debate on the bill equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary or their designees.
18. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
19. Provides that the amendment printed in part C of the Rules Committee report shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
20. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
21. Provides one motion to recommit.
22. Provides that at any time through the legislative day of Thursday, July 22, 2021, the Speaker may entertain motions offered by the Majority Leader or a designee that the House suspend the rules with respect to multiple measures that were the object of motions to suspend the rules on the legislative days of July 19 or 20, 2021, and on which the yeas and nays were ordered and further proceedings postponed. The Chair shall put the question on any such motion without debate or intervening motion, and the ordering of the yeas and nays on postponed motions to suspend the rules with respect to such measures is vacated.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 1Bilirakis (FL)RepublicanExempts from the effects of the bill chemicals used in the manufacture of semiconductors or other microtechnology.Submitted
2Version 1Ocasio-Cortez (NY)DemocratEnsures that information on the Household Well Water Testing Website is presented in a manner that provides meaningful access to individuals with limited English proficiency.Made in Order
3Version 1Delgado (NY), Fitzpatrick (PA)Bi-PartisanRequires the Army Corps of Engineers to develop innovative technologies and methodologies for detecting and cleaning up perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances associated with federal facilities and, to the maximum extent practicable, support other federal agencies' efforts to address such substances.Submitted
4Version 1Ross, Deborah (NC), Rouzer (NC)Bi-PartisanRevises the PFAS Infrastructure Grant Program to allow applicants to certify that the treatment technology that was in use by the community water system on the date of enactment was not sufficient to remove all detectable amounts of PFAS.Made in Order
5Version 1Kildee (MI), Kind (WI), Delgado (NY)DemocratRequires EPA to create a website to better help well water users test their water and understand the results.Made in Order
6Version 2San Nicolas (GU)DemocratRevised Requires the Administrator to provide grants to insular territories.Made in Order
7Version 2Pallone (NJ)DemocratMANAGER’S AMENDMENT Revised Updates grant programs under the Safe Drinking Water Act and the Clean Water Act to match language included in the INVEST Act. Clarifies that the moratorium on new PFAS does not apply to PFAS for research and development related to drugs, medical devices, or PPE.Considered as Adopted
8Version 1Levin, Andy (MI), Khanna (CA)DemocratProhibits the incineration of any materials containing PFAS chemicals in or near overburdened communities, and establishes a interim prohibition on the incineration of any material containing PFAS chemicals until the Administrator has promulgated regulations on the safe disposal of such materials.Submitted
9Version 1Levin, Andy (MI)DemocratEstablishes a new grant program to test for and remediate PFAS containments in the drinking water at school facilities, and authorizes $100 million to carry out that program for FY2022 through FY2026.Made in Order
10Version 1Lesko (AZ)RepublicanExempts from the effects of the bill chemicals related to the manufacture of lithium-based batteries.Submitted
11Version 2Bucshon (IN), Schrader (OR)Bi-PartisanRevised Exempts FDA-approved drugs and devices from the bill's CERCLA ("Superfund"), Clean Air Act, and Toxic Substances Control Act provisions.Revised
12Version 1Burgess (TX), McKinley (WV)RepublicanEnsures liability for PFAS cleanup only falls on those directly responsible for accidents that require cleanup under CERCLA.Submitted
13Version 2Boebert, Lauren (CO)RepublicanRevised Requires a study to determine any health implications for children and adults associated with wearing masks made with PFAS substances.Revised
14Version 1Boebert, Lauren (CO)RepublicanRepeals the CDC mask mandate for public transportation.Submitted
15Version 2Sarbanes (MD), Fitzpatrick (PA)Bi-PartisanRevised Requires EPA to obtain analytical reference standards for PFAS for the development of protocols and methodologies and enforcement activitiesMade in Order
16Version 1Carter, Buddy (GA)RepublicanPreserves the use of PFAS in the manufacturing of critical components for the aerospace industry.Submitted
17Version 1Duncan (SC)RepublicanExempts PFAS chemicals used in solar panels and wind turbines from liability under CERCLA and TSCA. Prevents PFAS chemicals used in solar panels and wind turbines from being listed as hazardous air pollutants under section 112(b) of the CAA and under section 3004 of the Solid Waste Disposal Act.Submitted
18Version 1McKinley (WV), Gottheimer (NJ), McClain (MI)Bi-PartisanExempts water and wastewater treatment facilities from liability under section 2 of the Act, except when a release occurs as a result of gross negligence or willful misconduct.Submitted
19Version 1Crenshaw (TX)RepublicanExempts from the effects of the bill protective gear used by military personnel, police departments, and first responders.Submitted
20Version 2Burgess (TX)RepublicanRevised Exempts from the effects of the bill the disposal of medical waste at health care facilities.Revised
21Version 2O'Halleran (AZ)DemocratWithdrawn Clarifies that the moratorium on new PFAS does not apply to PFAS for research and development related to drugs, medical devices, or PPE.Withdrawn
22Version 1Mullin (OK)RepublicanLate Exempts from the effects of this bill chemicals used for the manufacture of pipeline safety equipment.Submitted
23Version 1Carter, Buddy (GA)RepublicanLate Exempts from the effects of the bill PFAS used in the production of chlorine.Submitted
24Version 1Leger Fernandez (NM)DemocratLate Ensures that testing under Sec. 3 and the risk communication strategy under Sec. 15 considers the risks PFAS poses to water used for agricultural purposes.Made in Order
25Version 1Slotkin (MI)DemocratLate Increases the annual funding for the Assistance for Community Water Systems Affected by PFAS grant program.Made in Order
26Version 1Slotkin (MI), Meijer (MI)Bi-PartisanLate Establishes a new grant program to support the training of physicians or other medical practitioners about the impacts of PFAS exposure on health outcomes and best practices for patients who have been exposed to such substances.Submitted
27Version 1Slotkin (MI), Meijer (MI)Bi-PartisanLate Adds to the Household Well Water Testing Website information about the health risks associated with exposure to PFAS-contaminated water as well as recommendations for individuals who believe they may have been exposed such PFAS-contaminated water.Made in Order
28Version 2Slotkin (MI)DemocratLate Revised Adds to the list of products covered by the PFAS-Free Product Labeling Program.Made in Order
29Version 1Speier (CA)DemocratLate Directs the EPA to promulgate regulations to require public water systems to test for PFAS at all schools and child facilities they serve within one year.Submitted